IS fighters close in on Syria border town as thousands flee

Syrian Kurd children carry their belongings as they enter Turkey near Suruc in Sanliurfa province on September 20, 2014 after their families fled Islamic State fightersMURSITPINAR (Turkey) (AFP) – Islamic State militants closed in on Syria’s third-largest Kurdish town on Sunday as tens of thousands of people fled in terror across the border into Turkey.

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