Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled

September 4, 2015 10:42 AM

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Drowned Syrian boys buried in hometown they fled

The haunting image of the toddler, Aylan Kurdi, washed up on Turkish beach focussed the world’s attention on migration fuelled by war and deprivation.

The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece, on Friday buried his wife and two sons in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-torn Syrian Kurdish region they had fled.

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