For Syrian Kurds, a refuge but not a home

October 16, 2014 11:43 AM

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For Syrian Kurds, a refuge but not a home

SURUC, Turkey: For Shamsa Tammi, a refugee in this city from the nearby Syrian town of Kobani, the men of Daesh were a scourge her family could not escape.

Her husband, a Kurdish fighter, was killed in a battle with militants from the group more than a year ago. Then last week, an Daesh sniper killed her eldest son, Recber, who had stayed to defend their home. Troubles followed her family across the border, where the Turkish authorities detained anothe...

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