Source: Reuters - Sat, 27 Feb 2016 20:59 GMT
Tel Abyad a strategic border town for Islamic State
Kurdish YPG seized town from IS last year
Coalition launches 10 air strikes to repel assault (Adds details from Pentagon in fourth paragraph)
By Mariam Karouny and Seyhmus Cakan
BEIRUT/DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Islamic State militants launched an assault on a Kurdish-controlled town on Syria's border with Turkey on Saturday, prompting air strikes by the U.S.-led coalition to try to drive them back.
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