2 Syrian smugglers get 4 years in prison over migrant boy's death

March 4, 2016 9:49 AM

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Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has sentenced two Syrian smugglers to four years and two months each in prison over the death of 3-year-old migrant boy Aylan Kurdi and four other people.

Anadolu Agency said Friday that the court convicted the two of human trafficking but acquitted them of the charge of causing the deaths through deliberate negligence.

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