Insurgents overrun northwestern Iraqi town -witnesses

by Reuters
Sunday, 15 June 2014 19:38 GMT

MOSUL, Iraq, June 15 (Reuters) - - Insurgents overran the northwestern Iraqi town of Tal Afar on Sunday, witnesses in the town said by telephone.

Several people in the town reached by telephone said militants from the Sunni Arab group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant had attacked it and taken control after fighting with security forces. (Writing by Peter Graff)

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