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Iraqi forces repel terrorists' infiltration attempt to Syria

Aug 13, 2013

Baghdad, (SANA) - Iraqi forces continued operations against terrorists' cells affiliated to al-Qaeda in Jazeret al-Anbar area and on Iraqi-Syrian borders and repelled an armed terrorist group's attempt to infiltrate from Syria to Iraq at Rabia'a border area, killing a large number of its members, while the others escaped.

Iraqi official sources said that the Iraqi forces arrested 800 terrorists, destroyed 22 terrorists' dens, discovering 41 caches full of weapons and explosive materials and destroying 21 boat used by terrorists to transport weapons and suicidal.

The sources pointed out that the so-called " Free Army" and the terrorist gangs in Syria provided their counterparts in Iraq with advanced weapons, including anti-aircraft rockets to attack the helicopters of the Iraqi army.

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