Tens of thousands of Kurds in Turkey rally to support Syrian city of Kobani, besieged by IS

November 1, 2014 1:48 PM

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Tens of thousands of Kurds in Turkey rally to support Syrian city of Kobani, besieged by IS

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters cheer as they leave the outskirts of Suruc, Turkey, towards the Turkey-Syria border, on the way to the Syrian city of Kobani, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. The 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled northern Syrian town of Kobani one day earlier returned to Turkey Friday to prepare for their forces' full deployment, and a senior Kurdish official blamed Ankara for the delay. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda) (The Associated Press)

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.

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