Kurds in Turkey rally to back city besieged by IS

November 1, 2014 1:36 PM

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CAYKARA, Turkey — Tens of thousands of Kurds are rallying in Turkish cities in solidarity with the embattled Syrian city of Kobani, which has been under a brutal siege by the Islamic State group.

In Diyarbakir, in the heart of the Kurdish region in Turkey’s southeast, protesters marched peacefully, chanting: “Long live the struggle for Kobani.”

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