BREAKING UPDATE: 60,000 to 100,000 Kurds Flee ISIS Genocide in Syria (Video)
60,000 to 100,000 Syrian Kurds have fled the Kobane region in Syria into Turkey in the last 48 hours.
Thousands of Kurdish refugees have crossed the border into Turkey to avoid the threat of ISIS occupation in Kobane.
Thousands of Kurdish refugees have crossed the border into #Turkey to avoid the threat of ISIS occupation in Kobane. (Walaa Al-Taee)
FOX News reported the numbers at 60,000 to 100,000 refugees.
The Daily Star reported:
Syrian Kurdish forces have withdrawn from around 60 villages in the face of an advance by Islamic State militants in northern Syria, a monitoring group said on Friday.
The Islamic State militants were using heavy weapons including artillery and tanks, said Rami Abdulrahman, director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
The map posted on an Islamist website shows the siege of Kobane by ISIS.
NEW MAP approximate situation in Kobane on September 19, 2014.
(Click on Map to Enlarge)
— Walaa Al-Taee (@waaltaee) September 20, 2014
An elderly woman from Kobane in a wheelchair flees ISIS.
An innocent child — victim of the tyranny #ISIS has waged on #Kobani residents. (Rudaw Facebook)