Two Syrian refugees in Turkey drop baby on street, run away
DHA PhotoTwo Syrian refugee women have caused a stir by dropping a baby girl on the sidewalk before running away, in the southern Turkish province of Adana.
According to a June 10 report by Doğan News Agency, the incident occurred in Adana’s Yüreğir district.
Eyewitnesses said the women had been quarrelling about providing care for the five-month-old baby before they ran away. Locals were unable to catch the women but they immediately informed the police.
The baby was taken to a public hospital in Adana in an ambulance, and an investigation has been launched into the incident.
The estimated number of Syrian refugees in Turkey recently passed 2 million.