Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in Syria

Iraqi Shiite militia says 40 of its fighters killed in SyriaBAGHDAD (AP) — A powerful Iraqi Shiite militia said Tuesday that at least 40 of its militiamen were killed in an attack the previous day on its positions across the border in Syria. The militia blamed the U.S.-led coalition for the assault but the Islamic State group claimed its fighters had targeted the militiamen.



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