Iraqi oil refinery town 'in flames' after Mosul seized

Footage said to show large fires burning in the Iraqi oil refinery town of Baiji have been posted online after the country's second largest city Mosul was seized by Islamist militants.

ITV News cannot independently verify these images.

Footage is said to show smoke billowing from the old refinery town of Baiji.
Footage is said to show smoke billowing from the old refinery town of Baiji. Credit: RTV
Large fires purported to be in the Iraqi oil refinery town of Baiji.
Large fires purported to be in the Iraqi oil refinery town of Baiji. Credit: RTV
This grainy image is said to show the interior of an abandoned police station in Baiji after an assault.
This grainy image is said to show the interior of an abandoned police station in Baiji after an assault. Credit: RTV

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