PBS NewsHour

Militants capture Iraqi town near Syrian border

Clip: 06/16/2014 | 3m 11s

The town of Tal Afar in northern Iraq fell to jihadists overnight. A city official said families were trapped in their houses by the fighting and that many people were killed. Meanwhile, a new video was released showing Sunni militants killing Iraqi army prisoners, a day after photos emerged of an alleged mass execution of soldiers. Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News reports.

Aired: 06/16/14

Expired: 01/01/70

Rating: NR

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