The soldiers found a total of 24 malnourished boys between the ages of 3 and After initially being treated by Army medics, the boys were transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment. The boys will stay at another orphanage temporarily until they can be moved to Karbala where they will live under the care of social services. Three women claiming to be caretakers were also found at the site. An Iraqi nurse distributes candies to orphans after they were transferred to Dar al-Hanan orphanage for girls, Thursday, June 21, Members of the Fajr Neighborhood Advisory Council vowed to take action and ensure the boys were properly cared for in the future. The Prime Minister's office directed the arrest of the individuals responsible for the situation.
A suspect is held after U.
The soldiers found 24 naked and abused boys, ages 3 to 15, in the darkened room without any windows. Some of the boys, ages 3 to 15, are seen after they were discovered by U. In May, according to sources, the boys had been removed from a coed orphanage located in Atafiyah by order of the Ministry of Health because they believed the boys and girls should not live together. A woman working at an orphanage smiles for pictures in front of the naked boys as if there was nothing wrong.