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White House Not Confirming Reports Of Emergency Airdrops In Iraq

(Washington, DC) -- White House spokesman Josh Earnest isn't confirming reports that the U.S. is considering making emergency airdrops to tens of thousands of Iraqis who are trapped atop a mountain in northwest Iraq. The stranded Iraqis fled a violent surge by ISIS militants. Earnest warned that a humanitarian catastrophe may be developing and condemned the latest ISIS surge. The stranded Iraqis desperately need food, water and medical supplies. Earnest said the U.S. is actively consulting with Iraqi officials on the crisis.

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