Jihadists seize Kurdish HQ in Syria's Kobane

A picture taken in the southeastern village of Mursitpinar, on October 10, 2014 shows smoke rising from the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab, known as Kobane by the KurdsSuruc (Turkey) (AFP) – Jihadists captured the headquarters of Kurdish fighters defending the battleground Syrian town of Kobane Friday as a UN envoy warned of a looming “massacre” by the Islamic State group.

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