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October 8, 2014 11:58 am

Kurd Officials Say U.S. Airstrikes Pushed ISIS Back From Syrian Border Town Kobani

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Foreign jihadis fighting with the Islamic State terror organization. Photo: Twitter

Reuters – U.S.-led air strikes on Wednesday pushed Islamic State fighters back to the edges of the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani, which they had appeared set to seize after a three-week assault, Kurdish officials in the town said.

The town has become the focus of international attention since the Islamists’ advance drove 180,000 of the area’s mostly Kurdish inhabitants to flee into adjoining Turkey, which has infuriated its own restive Kurdish minority by refusing to intervene.

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