Fighters capture oilfield in northern Iraq (13)

Al Jazeera 2014.08.03 12:19
Witnesses report capture by Islamic State of Zumar town and nearby oilfield after battle with Kurdish forces. Islamic State fighters have captured the northern Iraqi town of Zumar and a nearby oilfield after a battle with Kurdish forces who had control of the area, witnesses say. Islamic State, which staged a lightning advance through northern Iraq in June, has warned residents of nearby villages along the border with Syria
SYRIA, OIL, FIGHTER, INSURGENT, CAPTURE, LIGHTNING, Syria, Ирак, Turkey, ML