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Battle for Kobane: Islamic State tries to isolate the town

The US has carried out further airstrikes against extremists from Islamic State, who have besieged the Syrian town of Kobane for nearly a month.

Kurdish fighters say they urgently need more weapons and ammunition to protect both the town and thousands of civilians.

Quentin Somerville reports from across the Turkish border, just outside Kobane.

  • 11 Oct 2014
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