A mortar shelling lands in the residential area in Kobani in Syria, as seen from Mursitpinar near Suruc, Turkey, as fighting intensified between Syrian Kurds and ISIS on Sunday Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
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Kurdish forces battled overnight with Islamists trying to seize a hill overlooking a Syrian border town with Turkey as U.S.-led coalition warplanes carried out raids on the militants, a Kurdish official and a monitoring group said on Sunday.At least 11 Kurdish fighters and 16 Islamic State insurgents were killed in the overnight clashes, it said.Two Turkish armored vehicles were stationed at the Yumurtalik border crossing 5 km (three miles) west of Kobani on Sunday with their guns trained on Syria, but there was no sign of significant troop movements.In the industrial city of Sheikh Najjar, northeast of Aleppo, Islamist groups including Nusra Front also fought with government forces backed by pro-government militias and fighters from Shi'ite Lebanese group Hezbollah, the Observatory said.
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