BREAKING: Islamic militants in Mosul, Iraq storm the Turkish consulate in the Iraqi city of Mosul, taking 49 diplomats hostage.

by The Daily Lede

  • Öztürk Yılmaz, Turkey’s consul general in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul who was abducted by Islamist militants on Wednesday.
  • Turkey calls an emergency meeting over Mosul crisis in NATO
  • 31 people kidnapped from an electricity power center