Traffickers detained in death of 3-year-old boy, Syrian refugees

’s state-run news agency says four suspected human traffickers detained in connection with the drowning of 12 migrants face charges of smuggling and involuntary manslaughter.

The Anadolu Agency says the four, including a Syrian national, were being questioned Friday by a court in the Turkish resort town of Bodrum.

The 12 who drowned included the 3-year-old Syrian boy , whose haunting image highlighted the plight of migrants. He died along with 5-year-old brother and their mother when their small boat capsized as it headed for Greece.

The three were buried Friday in Kobani, northern Syria — the hometown they had fled.

Twenty-four other Syrians, including five children, swam to shore after their boat capsized off Bodrum, Anadolu said.

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