Airstrike in militant-held city of Mosul kills 60 suspected Sunni militants

(MGN Online)
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Updated: 8/06/2014 7:12 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's state TV says a government airstrike in the militant-held northern city of Mosul killed 60 fighters from the extremists Islamic state group.

The strike Wednesday at dawn reportedly targeted a prison in downtown Mosul used by the Islamic state as a religious court and detention facility.
About 300 people who were in the militants' custody were set free.

The report cited intelligence officials but provided no further information.

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