Iraq Declares State Of Emergency After Military Setback

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A jacket and boots belonging to the Iraqi security forces litter the... News Photo2014 Northern Iraq Offensive,Boot,City,Conflict,Crisis,Customs,Day,Horizontal,ISIL - Militant Group,ISIL Conflict,Iraq,Militant Groups,Mosul,North,Security,Sunni Islam,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP A jacket and boots belonging to the Iraqi security forces litter the ground at the Kukjali Iraqi Army checkpoint, some 10km of east of the northern city of Mosul, on June 11, 2014, the day after Sunni militants, including fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) overran the city. Half a million people were estimated to have fled Iraq's second largest city, as Islamist militants tightened their grip after overrunning it and a swathe of other territory, patrolling its streets and calling for government employees to return to work. AFP PHOTO/SAFIN HAMED (Photo credit should read SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)