Iraqi security forces display vehicles, weapons and ammunition confiscated from Sunni militant group 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL), in Samarra, June 6, 2014 REUTERS/Stringer
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Jihadists who have seized Iraq's second city of Mosul pose a threat to the entire region, the United States warned Tuesday, voicing deep concern about the "extremely serious" situation.The militants launched a major assault on Iraqi security forces late Monday and grabbed Iraq's northern province of Nineveh, including its capital Mosul.Jihadists also seized several areas in Iraq's Kirkuk province on Tuesday which borders Nineveh, an Iraqi police officer said. The United States has already delivered some 300 Hellfire missiles to Iraqi forces as well as millions of rounds of small arms fire, and thousands of rounds of tank ammunition, helicopter-fired rockets, machine guns, flares and sniper rifles, Earnest said.
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