ISIS massacres 80 Yazidis in northern Iraq town, say Iraqi officials

August 15, 2014 9:47 PM

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ISIS massacres 80 Yazidis in northern Iraq town, say Iraqi officials

Islamic militants killed 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority in a northern village, sources told Fox News on Friday.

The Kurdish-speaking ethnic and religious group, which numbers in the hundreds of thousands in Iraq, has been persecuted in the north by Islamic State militants, with at least 500 killed prior to Friday's news, according to Iraq's human rights minister. The latest killings came just a day after Pres...

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