Kurds hail US arms drop as Turkey boosts Kobane battle

Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobane, as seen from the Turkish village of Mursitpinar on October 19, 2014Mursitpinar (Turkey) (AFP) – Kurds battling jihadists for the Syrian border town of Kobane welcomed a first US airdrop of weapons Monday as neighbouring Turkey said it will help Iraqi Kurds to join the fight.

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