Kurdish fighters say they'd advanced in Kobani, Syria

January 6, 2015 6:57 PM

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Kurdish fighters say they'd advanced in Kobani, Syria

(CNN)Kurdish fighters are claiming progress in their fight against ISIS and now control at least 80% of the embattled Syrian city of Kobani, a monitoring group said Monday.

Fighters belonging to the People's Protection Units, known as YPG, captured the city's government square area, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a London-based opposition group.

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