ISIL attack on Iraqi village kills 11 ‘defenceless civilians’

At least 11 people have been killed and others wounded in an ISIL (ISIS) attack on a village in Diyala province in eastern Iraq, according to the country’s security forces.

The attack on Tuesday targeted “defenceless civilians” in the village of al-Hawasha, near the town of Muqdadiya, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.

Police said the gunmen used several vehicles and semi-automatic guns in their attack.

The Associated Press news agency...