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Militants capture Iraqi town near Syrian border

  • Aired: 06/16/2014
  • 03:11
  • Expires: 07/16/2014
  • Rating: NR
The town of Tal Afar in northern Iraq fell to jihadists overnight. A city official said families were trapped in their houses by the fighting and that many people were killed. Meanwhile, a new video was released showing Sunni militants killing Iraqi army prisoners, a day after photos emerged of an alleged mass execution of soldiers. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports.
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