INSIDE KOBANI: A devastated town as fighting against Islamic State militants turns corner

November 28, 2014 1:45 PM

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INSIDE KOBANI: A devastated town as fighting against Islamic State militants turns corner

In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 photo, fighters from the Free Syrian Army, left, and the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), center, join forces to fight Islamic State group militants in Kobani, Syria. Here, Kurdish fighters backed by small numbers of Iraqi peshmerga forces and Syrian rebels, are battling what they see as an existential battle against the militants who swept into their town in mid-September as part of a summer blitz that saw the group seize large chunks of territory in Syria and neighboring Iraq. (AP Photo/Jake Simkin) (The Associated Press)

In this Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 photo, a Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighter stands in the rubble of Kobani, Syria. Here, Kurdish fighters backed by small numbers of Iraqi peshmerga forces and Syrian rebels, are battling what they see as an existential battle against the militants who s...

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