10 women killed in Baghdad attacks

At least 10 women were killed and 23 others wounded in attacks at a residential complex here Saturday, an interior ministry source said.

IANS| Last Updated: Jul 13, 2014, 03:35 AM IST

Baghdad: At least 10 women were killed and 23 others wounded in attacks at a residential complex here Saturday, an interior ministry source said.
Unidentified gunmen raided an apartment in Baghdad`s eastern district of Zayouna, killing 10 women and wounding three others. They then attacked another apartment nearby, injuring 15 women and five men, the source told Xinhua.

It`s not immediately clear who is behind the attack.

Iraq is witnessing some of its worst violence in recent years. According to the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, a total of 8,868 Iraqis, including 7,818 civilians and civilian police personnel, were killed in 2013, the highest annual death toll in years.