Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

September 22, 2014 4:05 PM

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Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000

The 19-year-old Kurdish militant, who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, has brought his family across the border into Turkey to safety. But in the tranquility of a Turkish tea garden just miles from the frontier, Dalil Boras vowed to head back after nightfall to continue the fight.

Pulling a wad of Syrian bills from his pocket, the young fighter who has already lost a 17-year-old brother to the Islamic militants’ brutal advance on Sunday said that if the Turkish border guards tried to stop him, money would persuade them.

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