In one of the prime tourist resort in Turkey a young child drenched up on beach where the image scraped all over social media on Wednesday after minimum assumption of Syrian asylum seeker died serving to reach kos Greek island. The picture shows a little toddler wearing a dark red t.shirt and short trouser lying face down on surface at beach close to resort of Bodrum town.
Media of Turkish identified the boy to be 3 year old named Aylan Kurdi shile while his 5 year old brother died on the same boat. As per media reports the boy belongs to Kobani’s north Syrian town near Turkish border where a huge fighting existed few months ago between Islamic State revolutionists and Kurdish regional forces. After the accident early in few hours the image was retweeted in Twitter for many thousand times. The hashtag ‘KiyiyaVuranInsanlik’ & ‘humanity washed ashore’ has become most trending subject in Twitter.
A senior Turkish naval official stated, 23 people were carried in two boats which started separately from Akyarlar area, Bodrum peninsula. In the accident five children and one women lost their lives while officials rescued seven people, two people reached shore with life jackets. Over last few days, rescue and search team saved many migrants in seas between Greek and Turkey islands.
National Security Council of Turkey voiced a statement,
“European countries’ worrying approach to the flow of migrants has caused sorrow and it has been evaluated that the issue should be taken up in a basic human rights perspective.”
One of the Greek coastguard said, on Tuesday night ship traveling with 1,800 refugees and migrants from one of the islands and arrived Piraeus port near Athens. Many thousands of people especially from Africa also tried to reach Italy from Libya through boat. United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said more than 2,500 people died this year crossing Mediterranean.