Gunmen slaughter 20 women branded as prostitutes in Baghdad after storming apartment building

At least 29 people, including 20 women, have been shot dead in Iraq in an apparent attack on a brothel.

Gunmen wearing camouflage burst into two apartments in Baghdad yesterday evening before massacring everyone inside, according to police.

While no group has yet claimed responsibility for the murders, locals believe the killings were carried out by Shiite militants opposed to prostitution…