Brothel shootout in Baghdad leaves 12 dead
Unknown gunmen stormed a brothel in Baghdad on Wednesday, killing 12 people, security and medical officials told AFP.
At least seven women and five men were shot in the suburb of Zayouna, which is renowned for its redlight district.
There is no further information on the identity of the gunman.
With the latest attack, over 300 people have been killed in violence so far this month, according to AFP figures.