Iraq Shi'ite groups say two fighters killed by strikes near Syria border

BAGHDAD, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Iraqi Shi’ite paramilitary groups said on Sunday two of their fighters were killed in strikes by unmanned aircraft close to the Syrian border in Anbar province, the Anbar paramilitary operations command said.

The strikes took place 15 km (9 miles) away from the border, the command said in a statement. (Reporting by Thaier al-Sudani, John Davison, Raya Jalabi, Writing by Samar Hassan, Editing by William Maclean)