Baghdad, Iraq (AP) Officials in Iraq are reporting that three women have been slain in an attack on a brothel in northern Iraq.
A statement says that Sunni Mslim militants are suspected in the attack, which left two other women wounded.
There's been a string of morality-related attacks on women in Iraq, including the bombings of hair salons and murders of women not wearing traditional garb.
Meanwhile, hospital officials say at least four Iraqis died overnight after clashes in Baghdad's Sadr city. Some 21 people were wounded. The sprawling slum has been the site of fierce fighting between the Mahdi army militia and U.S. and Iraqi troops.