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Kurds flee home as Iran shells Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq

Iranian troops have launched a cross-border operation into northern Iraq shelling Kurdish rebel bases in the Mount Qandil region. Scores of civilians have fled their homes in the northern frontier region after four days of shelling.

Shots of Kurds leaving home, sheep, personal items, interview with Sulayman Salim (in Kurdish), Kurdish family traveling on tractor, Kurds leaving home with their animals, belongings 00:00-02:01
Interview with Usman Ahmad (in Kurdish), Interview with Hamin Ahmad (in Kurdish), shots of Kurds leaving home with flock of sheep 02:01-03:35
tents, children, chickens, personal items of displaced Kurds, partly-collapsed buildings, tents, Kurds walking among tents, interior shots of tents with Kurds sitting, eating, children, women working in tent, interview with Serkeft Tahir (in Kurdish) 03:35-07:12
Kurdish woman washing laundry, interview with Fatma Mustapha (in Kurdish), Kurdish woman washing laundry, Kurds travelling with their donkeys 07:12-08:12

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Added: Aug-25-2007 
By: smeblee
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Iraq, Iran, News, Middle East
Tags: iraq, iran, kurds, mt qandil, villagers, shelling
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