1. Battle for Kobane continues as ISIS advances

  • Coalition begins carrying out more intense airstrikes against ISIS militants attempting to seize key Kurdish town; Turkish President says Kobane is 'about to fall'. 
  • Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says more than 400 people have been killed since mid September in battle for Kobane.
  • Kurdish fighters said to have ordered all civilians to leave town amid ISIS advance; social media reports say many remain. 
  • At least 8 coalition air strikes in the area overnight.