Activists: Kurdish fighters press offensive after driving IS group from Syrian town of Kobani

January 27, 2015 11:15 AM

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Activists: Kurdish fighters press offensive after driving IS group from Syrian town of Kobani

Kurds wave the flags of outlawed rebel group of the PKK to celebrate in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, hours after Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group entirely out of a key Syrian town on Monday, marking a major defeat for the extremists whose hopes for an easy victory when they pushed into Kobani last year dissolved into a bloody, costly and months-long siege.(AP Photo) (The Associated Press)

BEIRUT – Activists say Kurdish fighters are advancing after driving Islamic State militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani a day earlier.

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