Car bombs in Iraq kill at least 35

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Car Bomb ErbilIraqi security personnel stand guard at the site of car bomb explosion in the centre of Erbil, the capital of the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq on August 23, 2014, wounding three. (Photo: AFP/Safin Hamed)

The U.N. warns that a Shiite town in Iraq is being strangled by the Sunni militants of the Islamic State. The town of Amerli is in the north, and the U.N. doesn’t want a repeat of what happened to the Yazidi people. In addition, a series of car bombs exploded across Iraq, killing at least 35 people. CCTV America’s Sean Callebs reports from Erbil.

Car bomb goes off in Erbil, Iraq

The U.N. warns that a Shiite town in Iraq is being strangled by the Sunni militants of the Islamic State. The town of Amerli is in the north, and the U.N. doesn't want a repeat of what happened to the Yazidi people. In addition, a series of car bombs exploded across Iraq, killing at least 35 people. CCTV America's Sean Callebs reports from Erbil.

For more on international pressure to wipe out the Islamic State, CCTV America was joined by Roby Barrett, a senior fellow at the Joint Special Operations University.

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For more on international pressure to wipe out the Islamic State, CCTV America was joined by Roby Barrett, a senior fellow at the Joint Special Operations University.