Kurdish fighters from Iraq enter embattled Kobani

October 30, 2014 12:45 PM

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Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered the battered Syrian border town of Kobani on Thursday to combat the Islamic State's drive to control the key crossing point along the Turkish border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Thursday.

"Reliable sources reported to SOHR that 10 elements from the peshmerga forces have entered the city of Kobani through the border crossing that links the city of Kobani with the Turkish territories," SOHR said on its Facebook page. "It is expected to enter to the city more fighters from the Kurdish P...

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