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Mosul falls to militants, Iraqi forces flee northern city

Burning vehicles belonging to Iraqi security forces are seen during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Burning vehicles belonging to Iraqi security forces are seen during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Burning vehicles belonging to Iraqi security forces are seen during clashes between Iraqi security forces and al Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the northern Iraq city of Mosul, June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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Families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul wait at a checkpoint in outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, June 10, 2014.  REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul wait at a checkpoint in outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

Families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul wait at a checkpoint in outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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A woman reacts as families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul arrive at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman reacts as families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul arrive at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman reacts as families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul arrive at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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An Iraqi-Kurdish security personnel conducts a search through belongings, as families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul, wait at a checkpoint in the outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

An Iraqi-Kurdish security personnel conducts a search through belongings, as families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul, wait at a checkpoint in the outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari

An Iraqi-Kurdish security personnel conducts a search through belongings, as families fleeing the violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul, wait at a checkpoint in the outskirts of Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region, June 10, 2014. REUTERS/Azad Lashkari
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