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Iraqi Peshmerga travel to Syria through Turkey to fight

A group of Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are travelling to Syria to fight Islamic State around the border town of Kobane.

They are travelling through Turkey, one group is travelling by land, the other flew from Iraq.

They are support fighters, carrying heavy weapons including artillery.

Jim Muir reports.

  • 29 Oct 2014
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