U.S. Military Fires Third Round Of Airstrikes In Iraq

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The U.S. military says a third round of airstrikes carried out by fighter jets and drones have taken out Islamic State armored carriers and trucks being used in an attack on civilians in northern Iraq. 

U.S. Central Command says the militants were firing indiscriminately on members of the Yazidi minority taking shelter in the mountains outside the town of Sinjar. 

U.S. and Iraqi aircraft also have dropped aid for the thousands trapped on a mountaintop.

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