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Tuesday, September 30, 2014, 11:14 a.m.

Besieged Iraqi Turkmen town begs for military help

Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants appealed to Iraq's military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a lawmaker said Wednesday as the United Nations started an aid push to help Iraqis uprooted by the extremists.

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