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Turkey: Kobani rocked by fresh explosion, fighting continues00:47

Turkey: Kobani rocked by fresh explosion, fighting continues

Turkey, Turkish-Syrian border
October 27, 2014 at 17:18 GMT +00:00 · Published

Fighting continued in Kobani with a blast occurring on the outskirts of city and shots ringing in the area, Monday. The news comes hours after Kurdish fighters resisted Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) attempts to cut-off the border town from its Turkish neighbour.

Thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled Kobani over the last few weeks, after the city was besieged by fighter from the Islamic State (IS). The US has also attacked the area with air strikes aimed at IS cars and a building they reportedly used as their base.

According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights more than 800 people have been killed in Kobani since the beginning of fighting in September.

Turkey: Kobani rocked by fresh explosion, fighting continues00:47
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Fighting continued in Kobani with a blast occurring on the outskirts of city and shots ringing in the area, Monday. The news comes hours after Kurdish fighters resisted Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) attempts to cut-off the border town from its Turkish neighbour.

Thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled Kobani over the last few weeks, after the city was besieged by fighter from the Islamic State (IS). The US has also attacked the area with air strikes aimed at IS cars and a building they reportedly used as their base.

According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights more than 800 people have been killed in Kobani since the beginning of fighting in September.

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