Kurds Claim Kobani, Syria05:21

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Kurds are celebrating what they say is a victory over the Islamic State in the Syrian town of Kobani. Aided by intense U.S. airstrikes, they claim they've lifted a four-month siege by ISIS.

Fighters raised a Kurdish flag on a hill in the border town near the Turkish border that once flew the black banner of ISIS. Mitchell Prothero joins Here & Now's Lisa Mullins with details.


This segment aired on January 27, 2015.

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