Syrian town joins Kurdish-led order, denies declaring new province

October 21, 2015 1:42 PM

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Syrian town joins Kurdish-led order, denies declaring new province

BEIRUT A Syrian town captured from Islamic State by Kurdish-led forces in June joined the Kurdish-led political order in northern Syria on Wednesday, officials said, denying an earlier comment by an official who said it had declared itself as a new province.

The town of Tel Abyad was captured by the Kurdish YPG militia with help from U.S.-led air strikes.

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