Islamic State suicide bombers target Syrian border town Kobani




 
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November 29th, 2014  
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Four Islamic State suicide bombers blew themselves up in the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani on the border with Turkey on Saturday amid clashes that have killed at least 30 fighters, a monitoring group and a local official said. Kurdish militia have been holding off Islamic State fighters for more than two months in the town, known as Ayn al-Arab in Arabic. Neither side has been able to gain a decisive advantage despite U.S.-led air strikes aimed at pushing back the Islamist insurgents. ...

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