Fierce battle between Kurds and IS for Kobane

(AGI) Beirut, Oct 6 - Islamic State militants and Kurdishmilitia are locked in battle over the key Syrian town ofKobane, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Earlierthe Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union party (PYD) announced thatmore than 2,000 inhabitants of the border town had beenevacuated to Turkey following advances made by IS. IslamicState flags have been seen flying over several buildings on theeastern edge of Kobane. (AGI).

(AGI) Beirut, Oct 6 - Islamic State militants and Kurdishmilitia are locked in battle over the key Syrian town ofKobane, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Earlierthe Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union party (PYD) announced thatmore than 2,000 inhabitants of the border town had beenevacuated to Turkey following advances made by IS. IslamicState flags have been seen flying over several buildings on theeastern edge of Kobane. (AGI).