Turkish Court Jails 2 Syrians Over Drowning Of Toddler Aylan Kurdi: Media

March 4, 2016 11:00 AM

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Turkish Court Jails 2 Syrians Over Drowning Of Toddler Aylan Kurdi: Media

ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Friday sentenced two Syrians to four years in jail over the drowning of five people including toddler Aylan Kurdi, the image of whose dead body sparked global sympathy last September over the fate of migrants, Dogan news agency said.

Three-year-old Aylan, whose body washed up on a beach in southwest Turkey, drowned along with his mother and brother among a group of migrants trying to reach Greece by boat.

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