HUFFINGTON POST
10/07/2014 07:12 am ET Updated Dec 07, 2014

Fighting Between Kurds And Islamic State In Kobani Killed At Least 400 So Far

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BEIRUT, Oct 7 (Reuters) - At least 400 people have been killed during three weeks of fighting between Islamic State and Kurdish fighters in and around the Syrian border town of Kobani, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

Fighters from both sides and civilians had died, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The organization said it had documented 412 deaths from sources on the ground, but the real figure was likely double that. (Reporting by Mariam Karouny; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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