The Wider Image: On patrol with the Sinjar Resistance Units

Pictures from resistance units in Sinjar Province – stand off against IS forces.

Bullets lie next to a gun at a Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) check point, a militia affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), in the village of Umm al-Dhiban, northern Iraq, April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Bullets lie next to a gun at a Sinjar Resistance Units (YBS) check point, a militia affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), in the village of Umm al-Dhiban, northern Iraq, April 30, 2016

A picture of jailed Kurdistan WorkersÕ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan is seen in a PKK mausoleum in Sinjar region, northern Iraq, May 1, 2016. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A picture of jailed Kurdistan WorkersÕ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan is seen in a PKK mausoleum in Sinjar region, northern Iraq, May 1, 2016

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