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Militants seize Iraq's second-largest city: officials
Mosul, Iraq, June 10, 2014
First Published: 13:35 IST(10/6/2014)
Last Updated: 13:38 IST(10/6/2014)

Militants took control Tuesday of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, officials said.

"The city of Mosul is outside the control of the state and at the mercy of the militants," an interior ministry official told AFP, making it the second city to fall to anti-government forces this year.

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