Iraq conflict: ISIS militants seize new towns

June 13, 2014 7:07 AM

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Iraq conflict: ISIS militants seize new towns

Islamist militants in Iraq have seized two new towns, widening their control after threatening to move on Baghdad.

The Sunni-led Islamists advanced into Saadiya and Jalawla in the Diyala province and surrounding areas as security forces abandoned their posts.

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