ISIS reportedly enters strategic Syrian town near Turkish border

October 7, 2014 9:30 AM

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Islamic State fighters have reportedly moved closer to capturing the Syrian town of Kobani, near the Turkish border, in what would be the most serious setback for Kurdish forces since a campaign of U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria began last month.

The Associated Press reported that warplanes believed to be part of the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State, commonly known as ISIS, struck militant positions Tuesday. Journalists on the Turkish side of the border heard the sound of warplanes before two large plumes of smoke billowed just west ...

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