Dozens of IS militants killed in Kobani fighting

January 6, 2015 8:24 PM

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At least 31 militants of the jihadist group 'Islamic State' have been killed while fighting in the Syrian border town Kobani. The US-led coalition has been helping local forces drive out the Islamists.

Dozens of "Islamic State" fighters died amid clashes with Kurdish forces on Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The US military also conducted 10 airstrikes in the area along with its coalition partners, Reuters news agency reported.

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