First Iraqi Kurdish forces enter Syria's Kobani

October 30, 2014 12:14

About 10 Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters entered the Syrian town of Kobani through the border crossing with Turkey on Thursday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The monitoring group said the remaining peshmerga fighters were expected to enter the town - known as Ayn al-Arab in Arabic - "within hours".

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