Militants seize Iraq's second-largest city: officials

  • AFP, Mosul, Iraq
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  • Updated: Jun 10, 2014 13:38 IST

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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