Kurdish Syrian Party leader Salih Muslim said the situation overnight remained very serious with the Kurdish fighters of the YPG militia under intense pressure.
[However, punishing Coalition] air strikes took centre stage today, apparently bringing the IS advance to a juddering halt. With jets overhead for long periods.
IS clearly had to spend time under cover to avoid being hit. As a result, there was nothing like the intensity of fighting seen on Monday. At times, Kobane seemed eerily quiet.