Brother of Syrian boy pictured in haunting image after airstrike dies

August 20, 2016 7:33 PM

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The older brother of a Syrian boy whose dazed and bloodied face stunned the world has died from wounds sustained in the same bombardment that injured his sibling, observers said Saturday.

Reuters, citing the U.K.-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, reported that 10-year-old Ali Daqneesh suffered from internal bleeding and organ damage after Wednesday's airstrike in the city of Aleppo.

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