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130,000 Kurds flee to Turkey

By Agencies in Mursitpinar, Turkey ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-09-23 08:03:39

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Turkey said on Monday that about 130,000 people have flooded across its border from Syria fleeing an advance by Islamic State jihadists on a strategic Kurdish border town.

The massive influx comes as jihadists advance toward Ain al-Arab, known as Kobane to the Kurds, Syria's third-largest Kurdish town.

130,000 Kurds flee to Turkey

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