Pro-Kurdish party says Kobani 'massacre' reflects Turkey support for Islamic State

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 25, 2015 7:00 AM

ANKARA (Reuters) - The "massacre" in the Syrian town of Kobani on Thursday was the result of the Turkish government's years of support for Islamic State militants, the co-leader of Turkey' pro-Kurdish party said.

Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) joint leader Figen Yuksekdag also told reporters there was a "high probability" that the attackers on Thursday had entered Kobani from Turkey. Ankara has denied such allegations.

(Reporting by Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Daren Butler; editing by David Dolan and Toby Chopra)