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"Helicopter Crash on Mount Sinjar"
Kurdish peshmerga forces carry displaced Yazidi people from the wreckage of an Iraqi military helicopter that crashed in the mountains of Sinjar, Nineveh Province, Iraq on Aug. 12, 2014. After delivery aid and picking up a number of IDPs, the helicopter crashed wounding many and killing the pilot. Photo by Adam Ferguson for The New York Times