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Photos: ISIS militants storms Tal Afar airbase

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On Wednesday, ISIS militants stormed to Tal Afar Airbase in Iraq. (Source: ISIS/CNN) On Wednesday, ISIS militants stormed to Tal Afar Airbase in Iraq. (Source: ISIS/CNN)

(ISIS Photo/CNN) – ISIS released a photo showing their occupation of Tal Agar Airbase in Iraq about 70 km west of Baghdad.

The Islamic state in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, is a Sunni Muslim extremist group formerly linked to al-Qaeda.

Al-Qaeda has since denounced ISIS.

They have taken over large swaths of Iraq, with the Iraqi military frequently fleeing from them.

Copyright 2014 ISIS via CNN. All rights reserved.

 

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