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Iraq beefs up security measures along borders with Syria

Iraqi-Syrian borders
Iraq beefed up security measures along its borders with Syria, as forces were heavily deployed in order to stop any infiltration by ISIS elements from the war-torn country, Iraqi military intelligence source said Friday.

Security forces, border guards and army personnel were deployed along the Iraqi-Syrian borders amid terrorist threats and in anticipation of any potential infiltration, especially after the US decision to withdraw from Syria, the source, spoke in a condition of anonymity, said.

Iraqi military intelligence reported terror threats against the troops by the terrorist cells sneaking from Syria into Anbar governorate.