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Fierce Clashes Continue Between Kurds and ISIS Terrorists in Kobani

Fighting Continued Between Kurds and ISIS Terrorists in Kobani

Fighting continued between Kurdish militia and ISIS terrorists in the northern city of Kobani, near the Turkish border, on Saturday afternoon.
Plumes of smoke were seen rising over the border and gunfire could be heard.Activists and a Kurdish official said the ISIS group was shelling Kurdish fighters in the city, also known as Ayn al-Arab.
The ISIS group launched its offensive on Kobani in mid-September and captured dozens of villages before entering parts of the town.
Earlier this week, the US Central Command said its forces conducted more than 135 air strikes against the militants in and around Kobani, killing hundreds of the ISIS fighters.
Kurdish fighters Thursday advanced against ISIS militants in the embattled town.Fighters from the People’s Protection Units (YPG), retook the district of Sophia in the southern side of Kobane from the terrorist group, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
At least 14 militants and a Kurdish fighter were killed.Elsewhere in Syria, YPG fighters retook control of the village of Abu Qassiab in the north-eastern province of Hasakeh from extremists.
It said at least 30 terrorists and three Kurdish fighters were killed in the clashes.
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