Relief for the Besieged Iraqi Town of Amerli

With the help of Shi'ite militias, Iraqi security forces break a two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants. The advance comes after US airstrikes hit Islamic State targets near the town overnight. The U.S. is also conducting humanitarian aid drops with emergency supplies to Amerli civilians who have been trapped for more than two months, at the mercy of Islamic State fighters.

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