Islamist Terrorists Move to Encircle Kobani, Push Into Town

October 11, 2014 12:52 PM

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Islamic State militants pushed deeper into Kobani and sought to complete the encirclement of the besieged Syrian town.

The jihadists now control almost half of the town on the frontier with NATO-member Turkey, including an area housing administrative and security buildings, the U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement yesterday, citing a witness. Amid clashes with Kurdish forces defending K...

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