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IS militants seize another district in NE Baghdad


08-11-2014 19:24 BJT

Islamic State militants in Iraq have captured the town of Jalawla and two nearby villages in northeastern Baghdad. It came a day after a suicide bomber killed 10 Kurdish fighters in Jalawla.

After weeks of clashes with Kurdish fighters, the seizure of more territory by Islamic State militants has alarmed western countries, prompting the US to launch multiple airstrikes against militant targets in northern Iraq.

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