A file picture taken on November 8, 2014, shows a Kurdish Peshmerga fighter talking on the phone during fighting against ISIS in the Syrian besieged border town of Ain al-Arab (known as Kobani by the Kurds). AFP PHOTO/AHMED DEEB
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Kurdish fighters captured six buildings used by ISIS militants besieging the Syrian town of Kobani Tuesday, and seized a large amount of the jihadist group's weapons and ammunition, an activist group monitoring the war said.The clashes killed around 13 ISIS militants, including two senior fighters who had been helping to lead the militant group's assault on the town, he said.Last month, officials said ISIS controlled around 40 percent as it pushed further into the town.The U.S. military said on Monday it carried out nine strikes near Kobani since late last week, destroying seven ISIS positions, four staging areas and one unit belonging to the group.
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