Islamic State Kills at Least 12 Police in Iraq Amid Resurgence Fears

BAGHDAD—Islamic State militants killed at least twelve Iraqi policemen and wounded various extra in an overnight attack at an outpost around the town of Kirkuk amid problems that the team is growing its assaults in Iraq and Syria.

Law enforcement officers said insurgents utilizing pickup vehicles attacked the checkpoint in Rashad district in the early several hours of Sunday and positioned improvised explosive equipment, or IEDs, alongside the road main to the police posture to sluggish any help from protection forces. A firefight lasted for various several hours in advance of the insurgents retreated as police reinforcements produced their way to the place, an official said. Three of the policemen were killed by IEDs.