Death Toll Crosses 500 Mark In Kobane

by Bidita Debnath on  October 12, 2014 at 10:14 PM Lifestyle News
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In Kobane, a Syrian town under attack by the Islamic State (IS), at least 553 people have died in a month of fighting.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is monitoring the Kobane conflict, said that about 298 IS fighters are among the dead, reported the BBC.
 Death Toll Crosses 500 Mark In Kobane
Death Toll Crosses 500 Mark In Kobane

United States has been attacking IS positions in the town to aid Kurdish forces in retaking the lost territories in the town that is located on the Syrian-Turkish border.

If the group captures Kobane, it would gain a complete control over a stretch of more than 100 kilometers between Raqqa, Syria and Turkey.

Source: ANI

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