ISIS on the move in Syria – More than 60,000 Kurds crossed the border from Syria into Turkey in a 24 hour period Friday and Saturday

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It appears that the Islamic State terrorists are sweeping through Kurdish villages in northern Syria, sending residents flying toward the Turkish border in their wake.

More than 60,000 Kurds crossed the border from Syria into Turkey in a 24 hour period Friday and Saturday. This mass of humanity has overwhelmed Turkish and UN refugee resources

Wall Street Journal:

Syrian Kurdish forces renewed their call for international intervention on Sunday as the United Nations said 70,000 people had fled into Turkey to escape an Islamic State offensive on a strategic border town.

Since Thursday, Islamic State rebels, backed by tanks and other heavy armor, have seized control of more than 60 villages near the regional capital of Ayn al-Arab, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group. The extremist insurgents, also known as ISIS or ISIL have also forced the evacuation of about 100 other…

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