Iraqi gunmen 'kill 40 Syrians' in Iraq

Gunmen killed at least 40 Syrian soldiers and Syrian government employees in the Iraqi province of Anbar, Iraqi officials told Reuters.

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40 Syrians killed in Iraq ambush

Gunmen have killed at least 40 Syrian soldiers and government employees who were being taken to the Syrian border by Iraqi authorities, according to Reuters. They were fleeing into Iraq from a Syrian rebel attack last week, Iraqi officials said.