Refugees flee Kobane, Syria
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Fierce battle between Kurds and IS rages for Kobane, Syria

A fierce battle is taking place around the Syrian town of Kobane, near the border with Turkey.

Kurdish fighters, backed by US-led air strikes, are trying to hold back an advance by Islamic State militants.

The town has been besieged for three weeks and thousands of Kurds have fled the area.

Paul Adams reports from the Turkish side of the border.

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