UN chief Ban urges action to prevent Kobane 'massacre'

AFP , Sunday 12 Oct 2014

UN chief Ban Ki-moon Sunday urged action to prevent a "massacre" of civilians in the Syrian town Kobane, saying thousands of lives were at stake as jihadists battled Kurdish defenders.

"Thousands of lives are at stake. I once again call on all the parties to stand up to prevent a massacre of civilians in Kobane," Ban said.

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