Gunmen kill 12 Iraqis in attack on brothel

Baghdad: At least 12 people, including seven women and five men, were killed Wednesday in an attack by unidentified gunmen on a brothel in Baghdad, an interior ministry source told Xinhua.

The armed men broke into the brothel in Zayouna district and opened fire, leaving 12 people dead and two injured, the source said on condition of anonymity.

The attackers managed to flee, the source added.