Syrian refugees crossing into Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, south-eastern Turkey, 15 June 2015.
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Islamic State conflict: Refugees flee as Kurds 'take Tal Abayad'

Syrian Kurdish fighters say they have taken control of the Islamic State-held town of Tal Abyad, cutting off a major supply route for the jihadist group.

The fighting has prompted thousands of civilians to flee to nearby Turkey.

Paul Wood reports from the Turkey-Syria border.

  • 16 Jun 2015
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