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August 12th, 2014
05:17 PM ET

Refugees risk all to escape ISIS

Faysh Khabur, Iraq (CNN) - An Iraqi helicopter being used to bring aid to trapped Yazidis on Mount Sinjar crashed Tuesday, state-run Iraqiya TV reported.

The military cited "technical failure" in the crash of the MI-17.

The office of the Kurdish regional government's prime minister said the pilot died.

The survivors were evacuated by the Kurdistan Regional Government, al-Iraqiya reported. Among them was Vian Dakhil, the only Yazidi in parliament.

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