Iraqi security forces killed in Islamic State attack

Six Iraqi security personnel and three civilians were killed in an ambush on Saturday carried out by the Islamic State (IS) group north of Baghdad.

A police source said a roadside bomb hit a car and that jihadists had opened fire on a rescue team of policemen and state-aligned paramilitary forces when they arrived at the scene, about 200km from the capital.

Four members of the Hashed al-Shaabi and two policemen died, along with three civilians, Mohammed Zidane, the mayor of...