Iraq

Gunman Kills 12 at Baghdad Brothel

Nearly 400 in Iraq have been killed by attacks this month

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Unknown gunmen shot dead at least seven women and five men at a brothel in Baghdad on Wednesday, security and medical officials said.

The attack took place in the capital's eastern area of Zayouna, where a number of brothels are located.

An interior ministry official said the gunmen burst into the establishment early in the afternoon and opened fire.