U.S. Makes 5th Airdrop to Stranded Yazidis in Iraq

Trapped Iraqis try to jump on board aid helicopters as they arrive at Mount Sinjar
3:29 | 08/12/14

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-- -- -- humanitarian airdrops that the thousands of -- eighties -- on Nelson -- are desperate for. The US and UK made their fifth humanitarian drops today but the stranded Dion CD's are desperate for a way out. Surrounded by high basis and without water and shelter in a hundred degree heat. Right now the international hot spots Iraq. Heller -- I'm -- Nona in Washington DC. The situation for the -- eighties extremely dire every time a helicopter comes with aid. The -- the -- try to jump on board and today one helicopter carrying aid crashed on -- in dark. Killing the pilot and wounding aid workers and two New York Times reporters. The BB c.'s -- our goal was on a different helicopter and witnessed the chaos firsthand during an -- they sent in this report. In the quiet corner after -- -- -- -- this -- Couple of old Soviet helicopters are waiting to be -- This is evicting the -- have to help tens of thousands trust. -- -- -- -- -- is a British current. She's only gets it right today. He soared and lots of displaced dizzy -- it was a horrific scene to scene. And I can't imagine -- -- and metal -- and crustaceans. After four I was and we can -- patrol helicopter finally takes out to center in mountain. Transporting a -- -- isn't being -- mission and small helicopters is packed. -- -- -- -- Islamic state militants control suites have landed in this region. -- -- frequently come under attack. -- -- -- -- -- After fourteen minutes in and it. We finally reached them. In the past ten days tens of -- -- the manually TU CDs sake. Our truck and the mountain. We need to -- and then -- would -- make people trying. Jump on board. This flight just -- -- doesn't mean. But the TV's -- any lifting and this -- many may not. These include -- -- from these people can what can. -- -- -- -- Trying to -- a safe landing back at -- -- increased. Those who made it onto -- -- You know hit to develop its safety effort refugee camp in Pakistan. But this handful who would do that -- ones. Just a fraction -- the cows and still suffering defeat and despair. And that besieged mound tonight at G -- BBC news. In Iraqi Kurdistan. Such heartbreaking scenes there and you can keep up with this story in real time by downloading the ABC news -- And then starring this story for exclusive updates -- -- on the go. Even watching international hot spot I'm -- cannot meet in Washington.

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