Rebels kill 21 Syrian guards, overtake border post
Published: 07.20.12, 00:57 / Israel News
Rebels attacked Syrian forces Thursday on two spots along the nation’s porus border with Iraq, killing 21 soldiers and seizing control of one of the four major border posts, a senior Iraqi army official said.
The assaults against Syria’s government unfolded throughout the day, putting the Iraqi army on high alert to prevent any violence from spilling across the border. (AP)