4. ISIS accused of shelling border crossing

  • Syrian activists have claimed that ISIS militants have started shelling the Syria-Turkey border crossing. 
  • Crossing has been one of the few ways for civilians in Kobane to escape ISIS advance on the town. 
  • AP reported that Idriss Nassan, a local Kurdish official, said ISIS were trying to cut off Kobane.
  • Syrian Observatory said on Friday that ISIS now controls more than 40 per cent of Kobane.