(MiddleEastEye) Islamic State (IS) fighters were closing in Wednesday on a key Syrian town near the Turkish border, despite multiple US air strikes, as the Pentagon cautioned it "cannot bomb the militants into obscurity".
US warplanes launched multiple strikes against Islamic State militants in both Syria and Iraq on Tuesday.
IS fighters closing in on a key town near the Turkish border were among the targets of nearly a dozen US air raids in Syria, the Pentagon said.
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IS fighters penetrated within two to three kilometres of the Syrian town of Ain al-Arab - or Kobane - on the Turkish border, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor. - See more at: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/fighters-near-turkish-border-despite-us-air-strikes-51772793#sthash.T7LyGnHv.pHGnPk5e.dpuf