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The ISIS insurgency continues in Iraq




Traffic queues at a Kurdish Check point on June 14, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Thousands of people have fled Iraq's second city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP (internally displaced persons) camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region.
Traffic queues at a Kurdish Check point on June 14, 2014 in Kalak, Iraq. Thousands of people have fled Iraq's second city of Mosul after it was overrun by ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants. Many have been temporarily housed at various IDP (internally displaced persons) camps around the region including the area close to Erbil, as they hope to enter the safety of the nearby Kurdish region.
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As reports out of Iraq continue to detail the offensive launched by militant organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the group's takeover of Tikrit and Mosul and more violence over the weekend continues to threaten those within the country.

Hermione Gee, a reporter currently based in Northern Iraq, joins Take Two to describe the scene on the ground in several cities in the country as this insurgency continues to build.