ISIS surrounds 18,000 Shi’ite Muslims in Iraqi town of Amerli

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‘They’re fighting off death’: Fears of another Mount Sinjar grow after ISIS surrounds 18,000 Shi’ite Muslims in Iraqi town of Amerli

  • Senior Iraqi cleric expresses grave concern for Shi’ite Turkmen community
  • Town faces starvation after food, water and medical supplies are cut off
  • Doctor: ‘It’s a disaster. Children are eating only once every three days’
  • Victims plead for West to intervene like it did to save Yazidis on Mt Sinjar
  • One said: ‘How much suffering must we see? We have been forgotten’
  • ISIS suicide bomber kills 46 at mosque 75 miles northeast of Baghdad
  • Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says ‘UK may send support to besieged town’ but added we ‘do not need Assad’s permission for intervention’

By Simon Tomlinson for MailOnline and David Williams for The Daily Mail

Fears are growing for thousands of Muslim Iraqis who have been surrounded by Islamic State militants…

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