‘I Buried My Own Children’: A Syrian Father’s Grief

Aya and Ahmad, 9-month-old twins, were among the 86 people killed in Tuesday’s gas attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria. Their father, Abdul Hameed al-Yousef, asked a photographer to take pictures as he held their bodies.

He turned the babies’ faces toward the camera and said, “tell them, ‘goodbye dad.’”

Read more on The New York Times.

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