Over 100,000 Syrian Kurds fled the Kobane region in Syria into Turkey in late September as word spread of an ISIS attack on the Kurdish region.
Syrian Kurds withdraw from ~60 towns as ISIS #advances. Kobane refugees here… (Great Whatever)
Thousands of Kurdish refugees fled the city.
Thousands of Kurdish refugees have crossed the border into #Turkey to avoid the threat of ISIS occupation in Kobane. (Walaa Al-Taee)
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.
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After weeks of fighting ISIS was a kilometer away from the city on Sunday.
Today ISIS entered Kobane.
An ISIS flag flies on a building on the eastern side of Kobani (Kobane), Syria.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) raised on Monday its flags on a building on the eastern side of the Syrian town of Kobane where ISIS militants have been fighting Kurdish forces for three weeks.
The flag of ISIS in Kobane.