Gunmen kill 25 women in Baghdad compound raid: police

Members of the Al-Abbas brigades parade in Karbala on June 26, 2014Gunmen killed 25 women and wounded at least eight people Saturday when they stormed two buildings in a residential Baghdad compound reputedly used for prostitution, police and government sources said. “Twenty-five women were killed and eight people wounded, among them four men, when gunmen stormed two buildings in a residential compound in Zayouna in east Baghdad,” an interior ministry official told AFP. A senior police officer, who said the attackers used silenced weapons, gave the same death toll but reported 11 wounded. “Unidentified gunmen stormed building number 43 in Zayouna, killing 10 women and wounding five.

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