Kobani | Head On Photo Festival

Kobani

Photographer's Name: 
Andrew Quilty

After a day of heavy street fighting in Kobani and only a few air strikes from the U.S.-led coalition, cheers erupted from Kurds gathered in fields, hills and on rooftops along the Turkish border. Two explosions-perhaps ten times the size of those dropped intermittently over the past few days-targeting ISIS militants, landed on the eastern side of the city, ten minutes apart.