Kurdish Official Asks Permission To Allow Weapons To Enter Kobani

A Syrian Kurdish official is calling on the international community to allow weapons into the border town of Kobani. The official says that the town was still in danger from ISIS, despite the small advances by Kurdish fighters. Coalition airstrikes are said to have been effective to a point. But they have not been enough to defeat the jihadists. ISIS militants can bring in reinforcements and weapons from a number of other villages in the area they control. This resource is something that has, until now, confounded the Kurds.

ABC’s Tom Rivers joined us from London for more information.

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