Iraqi Kurds say they sent arms to Kobani; Syrian Kurds say they didn't arrive

October 14, 2014 9:20 AM

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Iraqi Kurds say they sent arms to Kobani; Syrian Kurds say they didn't arrive

BAGHDAD/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Iraqi Kurdish official said on Tuesday that Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) had provided military assistance to Syrian Kurdish forces battling Islamic State fighters in the town of Kobani.

However, the Syrian Kurds in the town said they had received nothing so far, and a Syrian Kurdish official in the region said the shipment had been "symbolic" and was stuck elsewhere in northeast Syria.

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