At least 16 Iraqi border guards were killed Monday in a dawn assault by ISIS jihadis on their post near the Syrian frontier, provincial and security officials said.

“Sixteen border guards, including a captain, were killed and four wounded in an attack targeting their headquarters in Al-Waleed, near the Syrian border,” Faleh al-Issawi, deputy head of Anbar provincial council, told AFP.

He said the attack occurred at around 6:00 a.m. […]