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Iraq air force bombs insurgent positions in Mosul, says reports

Sunni insurgents on Tuesday seized second largest city of Iraq, Mosul.

An Iraqi police vehicle is seen burned on a street of the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, on Thursday. (Source: AP) An Iraqi police vehicle is seen burned on a street of the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, on Thursday. (Source: AP)

The Iraqi air force bombed insurgent positions in and around the northern city of Mosul on Thursday, footage aired on state television showed.

Mosul was overrun on Tuesday by Sunni insurgents who have since moved south towards the Iraqi capital, overrunning the city of Tikrit and other towns on the way in an onslaught against the Shi’ite-led government.

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