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130,000 Syrian Kurds Flee to Turkey as ISIS Nears Border


More than 130,000 refugees have flooded into Turkey from Syria in the past few days, as the jihadist group Islamic State bears down on the Syrian border town of Kobane. Turkish authorities clashed with hundreds of Kurdish protesters, many of whom want to cross into Syria to defend fellow Kurds from the onslaught. The militant group issued a statement Monday urging Muslims to kill Westerners whose countries have joined the campaign against it. Henry Ridgwell reports from London.

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