On Turkish side of border, Syrian refugees wait and worry

February 6, 2016 9:22 AM

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On Turkish side of border, Syrian refugees wait and worry

ONCUPINAR, Turkey Tens of thousands of Syrians sought refuge in Turkey on Saturday, while those who have already made the crossing waited and worried about the fate of their families on the other side of the border.

The border gate at Oncupinar, near the southern city of Kilis, was closed, but that did not stop dozens of Syrians from queuing to beg Turkish authorities to allow in their relatives from the other side.

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