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October 20, 2014 11:05 am

U.S. Sends Weapons, Medical Aid to Kurdish Forces Fighting IS in Kobani

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ISIS Militants. Photo: Screenshot, Fox News Sunday.

Fox News – The U.S. military said late Sunday that it had dropped weapons, ammunition, and medical supplies to Kurdish forces battling to hold the Syrian border town of Kobani against Islamic State militants.

The airdrops were the first of their kind and followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani. Earlier Sunday, U.S. Central Command (CentCom) said that it had launched 11 airstrikes overnight in the area.

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