In an exodus of almost biblical proportions, thousands trudge across a river to escape killers belonging to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.
Entire families carry nothing but the clothes on their backs. Some are barefoot.
Jamir said after ISIS arrived in his town, Arab neighbors of his turned on the minorities and helped ISIS kill. “They join them, and actually they kill us.”
Jamir said two of his young brothers didn’t make it. “What we do?” he said. “Not enough water and dusty. … They died.
“We are poor people. We don’t have any problem with anybody. We need the international community to help us.”