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Iraqi Kurds enter Kobani

30 Oct, 2014

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces' weapons convoy arrives at Iraqi-Turkish borderThe Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the first 10 Iraqi peshmerga entered the city Thursday, and more are expected within hours. Kurdistan regional government spokesman:

The force is equipped with heavy guns including mortars, canons, rocket launchers, etc… This force will not engage in frontline combat but will have a support role.

He says the Kurdish fighters in the city say they have enough troops but need weapons and ammunition. More peshmerga fighters could be sent if needed.