Smoke billow from the Syrian town of Kobane, as seen from the Turkish side of the border in Suruc in Sanliurfa province on Thursday. (AFP PHOTO)
In this still image taken from video captured on a CCTV camera, made available Thursday, June 25, 2015, an explosion is captured by a camera on the Turkish side of the border, in the Kurdish town of Kobani, Syria. Islamic State militants staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which famously resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants. The attack involved a suicide car bombing that wounded scores. (AP Photo)
Turkish Kurds gather in Suruc in Sanliurfa province on the Turkish-Syrian border to show support for the people of the Syrian town of Kobane on Thursday. (AFP PHOTO)
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