Kurds target new town after Kobane victory

The Sunni extremist ISIS seized Tal Abyad from Kurdish and rebel combatants who have been fighting to oust the regime of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad since 2011.

Syrian Kurdish forces have set their sights on taking back Tal Abyad, another strategic town on the border with Turkey, from ISIS militants, a monitor told Agence France-Presse Monday.

Tal Abyad, located about 65 kilometers east of Kobane, is a largely Kurdish town in the Syrian province of Raqqa and is being used by ISIS to cross into Turkey.

ISIS seized Tal Abyad from Kurdish and rebel combatants who had been fighting against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad since 2011.
 
 
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Source News: Alarabiya
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