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URGENT ¥¥¥ Iraq says Syria 'terrorist group' behind ambush

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A "terrorist group" from Syria carried out a deadly ambush in west Iraq on Monday that killed 48 Syrian soldiers being transferred to the border and nine Iraqi guards, the defence ministry said.

The ambush was carried out "by a terrorist group that infiltrated into Iraqi territory coming from Syria," the ministry said on its website.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/urgent-iraq-says-syria-terrorist-group-behind-ambush