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Iraqi Minister: Islamic State Militants Killed at Least 500 Yazidis

Islamic State militants have killed at least 500 members of Iraq's Yazidi ethnic minority during their offensive in the north, Iraq's human rights minister told Reuters on Sunday. Mohammed Shia al-Sudani said the Sunni militants had also buried alive some of their victims, including women and children. Some 300 women were kidnapped as slaves, he added.  “We have striking evidence obtained from Yazidis fleeing Sinjar and some who escaped death, and also crime scene images...

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