Almost 10,000 Yazidis ‘killed or kidnapped in Isis genocide but true scale of horror may never be known’

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The true scale of the genocide inflicted on Yazidis by Isis during its brutal sweep through Iraq may never be known as thousands remain in captivity, researchers have warned.

A new study published in weekly journal PLOS Medicine concluded that an estimated 9,900 members of the ethnic and religious minority were killed or captured in a matter of days in August 2014.

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