Journalist Films Devastation of Jalawla, Iraq After ISIS Invasion (Video)

Journalist Rozh Ahmad follows local human rights activist Salam Abdullah documenting the aftermath of the Islamic State (IS) war in the multi-ethnic disputed town of Jalawla north Iraq.

ISIS demolished the shops before they fled the city.
No civilians were in sight.

ISIS beheaded people, bombed the council building and demolished civilian homes.
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Rozh Ahmad says the Shiite militias that came to the town after ISIS fled looted the businesses and homes. The main victims were the civilians.
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For hundreds of years there was a Shiite minority in Jalawa. ISIS demolished the Shiite mosques and destroyed the nearby homes in Jalawa.
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There are no signs of human life in Salawla.

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