Thousands of Yazidis are stranded on a mountain in Iraq without water.
Rudaw English reported:
BREAKING: A military plane transporting aid for #Yezidis trapped in Shingal mountain crashed, killing the pilot and wounding at least 20 others.
Yazidi MP Vian Dakhil, who made emotional plea to #Iraq‘s Parliament, is among 20 wounded in aid plane crash. Pilot died. Via @RudawEnglish.
— Nine (@supernowoczesna) August 12, 2014
2 NYT journalists were on Iraqi military plane that crashed during Yazidi aid mission. 1 was injured, the other is ok http://t.co/AYrQYwfZU3
— Anthony De Rosa (@AntDeRosa) August 12, 2014