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Turkish officials: Islamic State group carries out new attack on Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani

  • FILE - In this picture taken on Saturday, April 18, 2015, a car passes in an area that was destroyed during the battle between the U.S. backed Kurdish forces and the Islamic State fighters, in Kobani, north Syria. Turkish officials said on Thursday, June 25, 2015 that the Islamic State group has staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants until they were pushed out earlier this year. Two Turkish officials say Thursday's attack involved a suicide bomber detonating his car near the border gate. (AP Photo/Mehmet Shakir, File)

    FILE - In this picture taken on Saturday, April 18, 2015, a car passes in an area that was destroyed during the battle between the U.S. backed Kurdish forces and the Islamic State fighters, in Kobani, north Syria. Turkish officials said on Thursday, June 25, 2015 that the Islamic State group has staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants until they were pushed out earlier this year. Two Turkish officials say Thursday's attack involved a suicide bomber detonating his car near the border gate. (AP Photo/Mehmet Shakir, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2015 file photo, a Syrian Kurdish sniper looks at the rubble in the Syrian city of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobani. Turkish officials said on Thursday, June 25, 2015 that the Islamic State group has staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants until they were pushed out earlier this year. Two Turkish officials say Thursday's attack involved a suicide bomber detonating his car near the border gate. (AP Photo, File)

    FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2015 file photo, a Syrian Kurdish sniper looks at the rubble in the Syrian city of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobani. Turkish officials said on Thursday, June 25, 2015 that the Islamic State group has staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants until they were pushed out earlier this year. Two Turkish officials say Thursday's attack involved a suicide bomber detonating his car near the border gate. (AP Photo, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this still image taken from video captured on a CCTV camera, made available Thursday, June 25, 2015, an explosion is captured by a camera on the Turkish side of the border, moments after a car bomb detonates in the town of Kobani, Syria. Islamic State militants staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which famously resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants. The attack involved a suicide car bombing that wounded scores. (AP Photo)

    In this still image taken from video captured on a CCTV camera, made available Thursday, June 25, 2015, an explosion is captured by a camera on the Turkish side of the border, moments after a car bomb detonates in the town of Kobani, Syria. Islamic State militants staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which famously resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants. The attack involved a suicide car bombing that wounded scores. (AP Photo)  (The Associated Press)

Turkish officials say the Islamic State group has staged a new attack on the Kurdish town of Kobani, which resisted a months-long assault by the Islamic militants until they were pushed out earlier this year.

Two Turkish officials say Thursday's attack involved a suicide bomber detonating his car near the border gate that separates Kobani from the Turkish town of Mursitpinar.

One official put the number of wounded at 41. The other put the number of wounded at 43 and said one person, a child, had been killed. There was no immediate way to resolve the discrepancy.

Both spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to brief reporters on record.