Iraqi Kurdish fighters to head to Syria

October 28, 2014 12:12 PM

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A spokesman for Iraq's Kurdish peshmerga fighters says dozens of them will fly to Turkey and from there cross into the Syrian border town of Kobani.

The spokesman, Halgurd Hekmat, says the peshmerga fighters will leave the city of Irbil, in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, later on Tuesday.

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