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Clashes kill 34 Iraq security forces on Syria border

  • Members of the Iraqi security forces patrol an area near the borders between Karbala Province and Anbar Province June 16, 2014. (REUTERS/Mushtaq Muhammed)

RAMADI, Iraq: Clashes with Sunni Muslim militants have killed 34 Iraqi security forces in Al-Qaim, a town on the Syrian border, officials said Friday.

The clashes broke out late Thursday night and continued until around noon Friday, security forces officers and a local official said.

 
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