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34 killed in brothel raid

13 Jul, 2014

Twenty-eight women and six men die in a raid by militants at the Zayona residential complex that some are saying was used as a brothel in eastern Baghdad. Residents tell CNN the militants were first on the surrounding streets firing weapons before breaking down doors and entering the building. Residents told CNN the Shiite Asa’b Ahl al-Haq organization carried out the attack. The organization told CNN it does not have forces inside the city. An AFP correspondent on the scene reports that the attackers left a message on a door: 

This is the fate of any prostitution

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