YPG fighters advance in Kobani, and IS militants shocked by the YPG resistance
Reliable sources reported to SOHR that violent clashes between YPG and IS fighters erupted yesterday night and lasted until this morning in the south of Ayn al- Arab “Kobani” city where YPG fighters could advance towards several positions. Other clashes between the same parties in al- Haj Rashad Mosque and Municipality areas. On the other hand, YPG and Peshmerga forces shelled IS positions in the south of the city.
US led coalition warplanes carried out 3 strikes on IS positions in southeast of Ayn al- Arab “Kobani”, information reported casualties.
Trustworthy resources from al- Raqqa city had informed SOHR that Islamic State is going to mobilize its fighters in the countryside of Homs and Hama in order to achieve victories in these two provinces to the detriment of the regime forces as a mean of bolstering supporters’ morale which starts to demoralize due to the fail of seizing the city of Kobani, and in order to establish a popular base for them because of being fighting the “Infidel Nusayri Regime”. The same sources informed SOHR that a very important military leader in IS said that IS militants shocked by the fierce resistance of the YPG fighters although they detonated more than 20 booby- trapped vehicles, and that they thought that everything will end in days or few weeks after storming the city. He also said that the battle of Kobani has drained hundreds of IS fighters.