The fears regarding a massacre in Kobane is gradually coming true as eyewitnesses have now revealed that the Islamic State has been putting up the heads of dead Kurdish fighters in the streets as exhibits.
The fleeing residents, who have been witnesses to the Kobane killings, stated that ISIS militants have strewn the streets with decapitated bodies of both Kurdish fighters and local residents.
Reports from the beseized town of Kobane claim that the Islamic State has taken up beheading soldiers. Even the decapitated heads of the fighters bore further signs of brutality, after the ISIS chopped of the tongues and gouged out the eyes.
"I have seen tens, maybe hundreds, of bodies with their heads cut off. Others with just their hands or legs missing. I have seen faces with their eyes or tongues cut out - I can never forget that as long as I live," Kobane refugee Amin Fajar told the Mirror.
The ISIS also put up the heads of some Kurdish fighters on walls to scare the local population, Fajar added.
Despite being outgunned, the poorly armed Kurdish fighters - which include battalions of young women - have been able to make an impressive stance against the invading militants till now.
However, the soldiers, who were able to hold off the ISIS for nearly a month, are falling short of ammunition and food, and there is now a general fear that the militants will soon be able to take over the town completely.
Echoing the fear, Staffan de Mistura - the UN envoy for Syria - on Tuesday urged the international community to act fast to prevent "rape and massacre" in Kobane.
"The world has seen what happens when a city is overtaken by the terrorist group: massacres, humanitarian tragedies, rapes, horrific violence," de Mistura pointed out.
The world will regret deeply if the ISIS is able to take over Kobane, Al Jazeera quoted the UN envoy.