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Islamic State advances towards key town on SyriaTurkey border

Oct 02, 2014    

Mursitpinar Islamic State fighters were at the gates of a key Kurdish town on the Syrian border with Turkey on Thursday as its parliament prepared to vote on authorising military intervention against the jihadists.Kurdish militiamen backed by USled air strikes were locked in fierce fighting to prevent the besieged border town of Kobane from falling to IS group fighters."There are real fears that the IS may be able to advance into the town of Kobane itself very soon," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights warned.The Britainbased watchdog reported fresh USled air strikes on the advan...

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