ISIL attacks Iraq’s main oil refinery
- Aired: 06/18/2014
- Expires: 12/31/1969
- Rating: NR
Sunni militants forced their way into Iraq’s biggest oil refinery as they continued their push south toward Baghdad. But the Iraqi army says it has driven off the Islamist-led insurgents attacking the Baiji complex, and that 40 attackers have been killed — a claim that couldn’t be verified independently. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports from northern Iraq.