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Iraqis drivers in long wait for fuel in Irbil

20 June 2014 Last updated at 01:02 BST

As Sunni military extremists have spent a second day battling to seize control of Iraq's biggest oil refinery, Reda al-Mawy of the BBC's Arabic Service reports on the rush to buy fuel at a petrol station in Irbil, northern Iraq.

Drivers have been queuing for about two hours because of the demand for petrol, as thousands of refugees escape fighting further afield.

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