Canadian citizen captured while fighting in Kobane, reports say; airstrikes continue to target Islamic State in Syria

November 30, 2014 9:17 PM

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Canada says it is aware of reports that one of its nationals may have been kidnapped in Syria, amid suggestions it could have been a woman fighting alongside Kurdish forces in Kobane.

The US-based monitoring group SITE said Islamic State jihadists claimed a woman described as a "female Zionist soldier" had been captured in the embattled Syrian border town.

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