Rescue ship named after drowned Syrian toddler


Abdullah Kurdi sits in front of the German NGO “Sea-Eye” rescue ship named after his son Alan Kurdi, during the ship’s inauguration in Palma de Mallorca, Spai, Sunday. Three-year-old Kurdish Syrian boy Alan Kurdi drowned in September 2015, along with his five-year-old brother and their mother, in the Mediterranean Sea off the Turkish coast while trying to reach Greece.  [Sea-Eye/Maik Luedemann/Handout via Reuters]