Drowned Refugee Aylan, 3, Taken Home to Syria for Family Burial

September 4, 2015 9:34 AM

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Drowned Refugee Aylan, 3, Taken Home to Syria for Family Burial

Abdullah Kurdi was pictured in Kobani, a Kurdish city in the north of Syria near the border with Turkey, alongside a group of mourners ahead of the funeral.

The burial came two days after a photograph of Aylan Kurdi's tiny body, in a bright red T-shirt and dark shorts, face-down on a Turkish beach, went viral and prompted worldwide outrage at the plight of thousands of desperate refugees.

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