The advance of ISIS militants is convulsing a nation

As ISIS Islamist militants advance through Iraq, hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced.

One child described fleeing on foot and sleeping on the streets for four days, while aid workers say the situation on the ground is desperate.

ITV News Correspondent Neil Connery has the latest developments.

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Islamic State leader calls for jihad in audio message

The leader of the Islamic State, formerly Isis, has released the first audiotape calling for jihad since the group renamed. The group is currently battling Iraqi forces across large parts of the country.