Vigil Held For Young Boys Who Drowned Trying to Flee Syria

September 6, 2015 5:48 AM

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Vigil Held For Young Boys Who Drowned Trying to Flee Syria

Dozens of white balloons drifted over Vancouver's harbor on Saturday to honor the young Syrian boys whose deaths at sea sparked worldwide outrage about the refugee crisis.

The boys' aunt, Tima Kurdi, stood looking at the sky after she and other mourners let go of the balloons, which had photos attached of 3-year-old Alan and 5-year-old Ghalib.

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