World News

Friday 1 August 2014

33 killed in Baghdad housing raid

Published 12/07/2014|13:53

  • Share
An Islamic militant speaks to people during a celebration of their declaration of an Islamic state at a mosque in Fallujah (AP)

Gunmen have killed at least 33 people, including 29 women, in a raid on two buildings in a housing complex in Baghdad, Iraqi police say.

  • Share
  • Go To

The gunmen showed up in four-wheel drive vehicles before storming the buildings in the Zayounah neighbourhood in eastern Baghdad, officials said. They added that at least 18 people were wounded.

Police have cordoned off the area.

The Interior Ministry and hospital officials confirmed the casualty figures.

The motive behind the killings was not immediately clear.

Press Association

Read More

Classifieds

CarsIreland

Independent Shopping.ie

Meet, chat and connect with
singles in your area

Independent Shopping.ie

Meet Singles Now

Findajob

Apps

Now available on

Editors Choice

Also in World News