The Islamic State militants have tightened their noose on a northern Syrian border town on as huge number of Syrians fleeing into neighbouring Turkey.
The residents fleeing the frontier town of Ayn al-Arab, known in Kurdish as Kobani, and its surrounding villages said the militants were executing people of all ages in the areas they had seized to create a climate of fear and slavish obedience.
Welat Avar, a doctor told Reuters, “We now urgently need medicines and equipment for operations. We have many casualties … ISIL killed many people in the villages. They cut off the heads of two people, I saw it with my own eyes.”