Iraq: At least 12 dead in market drive-by shooting

A group of assailants in three cars raked an open air night market in Iraq with gunfire Sunday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 25 others, police said. The gunmen fired indiscriminately at throngs of people at the main market of Khalis, a mostly Shiite town, 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Baghdad, said the Diyala provincial police.