“The week before, gunmen restrained police officers at a checkpoint in the same area, and shot dead 12 people at a row of adjoining alcohol shops nearby.” Clearly these gunmen are deeply concerned with morality, and are keen to maintain Baghdad as a moral city. Murder of those they deem to be sinners is apparently not on their list of immoral actions.
Gunmen shot seven women and five men at a brothel in Baghdad, according to officials.
Seven women and five men were killed at a brother in the Baghdad on Tuesday, medical and security officials said.
The attack took place at an apartment in the Zayouna area of east Baghdad. A similar attack took place in the same place last year.
Last May 22, gunmen killed 12 people in an attack on a house that was used as a brothel in the Zayouna area.
The week before, gunmen restrained police officers at a checkpoint in the same area, and shot dead 12 people at a row of adjoining alcohol shops nearby.
Violence in Iraq has reached a level not seen since 2008, when the country was just emerging from a brutal period of sectarian killings.
It took just five days for this month’s death toll to surpass that for all of January last year.