Downing Street has said that the humanitarian situation in Iraq remains 'deeply worrying' as officials revealed that thousands of people are still trapped on Mount Sinjar.
Officials from across Whitehall and representatives from the agencies met this morning to discuss the situation in Iraq. ISIS terrorists continue to contest towns and villages south of Erbil and in the Sinjar area with Iraqi and Kurdish forces defending these areas, assisted by targeted US airstrikes. The humanitarian situation remains deeply worrying and consequently this continues to be our priority. Hundreds of thousands of people are displaced across the region and in need of aid supplies. And thousands are still trapped on Mount Sinjar, although it is understood that some may have escaped off the mountain to the north.ts.”
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have emerged victorious in the battle for Mosul Dam, but the question is - what will their next move be?
An ITV News team at Mosul Dam was with victorious Kurdish Peshmerga fighters at the complex earlier today.
ITV News joined a Kurdish unit fighting Islamist militants near Irbil and found them using tanks from the 1950s and short on ammunition.