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Islamic Army Commander Denies Sending Troops to Kobani

Kurdish fighters have reacted angrily to the news
Islamic Army Commander Denies Sending Troops to Kobani

Turkey's president said on Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Ayn al-Arab (Kobani) in order to help Kurdish fighters there fend off an onslaught by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), AP reported.


But Syrian opposition activists denied there were any such plans, and Kurdish fighters reacted angrily to the announcement, viewing it as a slight to their dogged defense of the town over the past month.


Key rebel group, the Islamic Amy, which dominates the Eastern Ghouta suburbs near Damascus, has denied sending any fighters to Kobani.


Zahran Alloush, the Islamic army commander and one of bitterest opponent of ISIS said on his Twitter account that the "media chaos" allows the vandals to publish what they want.


Translated and edited by The Syrian Observer


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