2014-06-11 16:51:50

Half a million flee Iraq's Mosul as jihadists tighten grip

Half a million flee Iraq's Mosul as jihadists tighten grip (via AFP)

Half a million people were estimated Wednesday to have fled Iraq's second city of Mosul, as Islamist militants tightened their grip after overrunning it and a swathe of other territory. In a spectacular blow to the Shiite-led government, the jihadists…