Tima Kurdi, aunt of 3-year-old Syrian, Alan Kurdi, who drowned along with his mother and brother on a Turkish beach after attempting a crossing to Greece
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Aunt's heartbreak over Syrian boys' death

The aunt of a three-year-old Syrian boy found drowned on a beach in Turkey has told the BBC how she found out about his death.

Alan Kurdi drowned along with his five-year-old brother Galip, and their mother - having fled their home town of Kobane in war-torn Syria and a camp in Turkey.

Tima Kurdi, who lives in Vancouver, told the Victoria Derbyshire programme the family's deaths were "heartbreaking".

  • 04 Sep 2015
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