A job well done.
Kurdish fighters fly 250ft ‘flag of victory’ on hill over Kobane as ISIS supply route is finally cut after four months of bloody siege in ‘Syria’s Stalingrad’
Eye-catching: The yellow, red and green 75-metre long flag on Mistenur Hill can be seen for miles around
- The flag marks the liberation of the strategic strong-point from ISIS
- Kurdish forces launched operation a month ago to rid Kobane of terrorists
- Mistenur Hill is a dominant position over Kobane and the road to Aleppo
- Female fighter Arin Mirkan, carried out suicide attack on the hill in October
- Morale of the Kurdish fighters is said to be at an all-time high
A 75-metre long flag is being flown from a pylon atop a hill overlooking Kobane, marking the liberation of the strategic strong-point from Islamic State militants in the Syrian city.
Pictures of the eye-catching yellow, red and green TEVDEM (Movement for a Democratic Society) flag on top of Mistenur Hill, which can be seen for miles around, have been circulating on social media.
Yesterday, it was revealed Kurdish forces now control about 70 per cent of Kobane after months of fierce fighting with ISIS.
Women’s Protection Units fighter Arin Mirkan carried out a suicide attack on the hill in October, making the site particularly symbolic.