Islamic State sets off suicide bombs on Turkey border: monitoring group

November 29, 2014 9:43 AM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters set off two suicide bombs on the Turkish border with the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani on Saturday amid clashes that have killed at least 30 fighters, a monitoring group said.

Kurdish militia have been holding off Islamic State fighters for more than two months in the battle for the town, known as Ayn al-Arab in Arabic, but neither side has been able to gain a decisive advantage.

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