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Yazidi teen set herself ON FIRE in desperate bid to stop Islamic State jihadis raping her

A YAZIDI teenager who was raped by savage Islamic State fighters set fire fire to her face, hands and hair in a desperate bid to deter her captors from assaulting her again.


The teen, known only as Yasmin, was raped for a week by jihadis during her captivity, forcing her to set her self alight to stop them from finding her attractive.

Despite having fled her captors, Yasmin believed that ISIS captors were outside her tent in a refugee camp.

Fearing that she may be subjected to yet another rape, Yasmin doused herself in petrol before setting herself on fire, letting the flames destroy her nose, lips, ears, hair and hands.

She was only 16 when she was taken captive by ISIS militants, after becoming separated from her family – who had fled to Iraqi mountains when ISIS fighters stormed the Yazidi Sinjar region of northern Iraq in August 2014.

The teenager now lives in Germany after she was rescued from the Iraq refugee camp by German doctor Jan Ilan Kizilhan, who spearheaded a mission help Yazidi girls and women sold into slavery by ISIS.

Dr Kizilhan made 14 trips to refugee camps in northern Iraq between February 2015 and January 2016, coming to the aid of 1,100 women, transferring them to clinics in Germany where they are now receiving treatment for physical and emotional trauma.

Yasmin is currently


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