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"Helicopter Crash on Mount Sinjar"
Kurdish peshmerga forces, displaced Yazidi and Iraqi military personal that were wounded in a helicopter crash, fly on a rescue helicopter back to medical facilities in Kurdistan, over the mountains of Sinjar, Nineveh Province, Iraq on Aug. 12, 2014. After delivery aid and picking up a number of IDPs, an Iraqi military helicopter crashed wounding many and killing the pilot. Photo by Adam Ferguson for The New York Times