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4,000 Shiite Turkmen families flee

23 Jun, 2014

Around 4,000 Shiite Turkmen families have fled from the northern villages of Chardaghli, Brawchi, Karanaz and Bashir to Shiite areas after residents report expulsions and massacres by ISIS. An organizer says about 400 families — at least a few thousand people — have registered in the Kirkuk neighborhood of Wasiti while many more are thought to be in other parts of the city and the town of Tuz Khurmatu:

But there are around 4,000 families in all