New: U.S says Kurds 'holding out' in Kobane

  • US Central Command says monitoring of situation in Kobane suggests Kurdish YPG forces continue to control most of the city and are 'holding out' against ISIS militants.
  • Centcom confirm eight further U.S airstrikes near Kobane; had been criticism of inaction as ISIS advanced on town. 
  • Jordan also participated in strikes near the key strategic town.
  • U.S says it will continue to assess situation 'closely'.