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In Turkey, Wounded Syrian Youths Adjust to Life After Barrel Bombs

Thirteen-year-old Ahmed and 11-year-old Nizar are, to some extent, fortunate — blasts from the barrel bombs dropped by Syrian helicopters only crumpled their bodies. The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported Wednesday that Syrian forces dropped more than 1,700 barrel bombs in September, killing at least 103 people, including 25 children and 15 women. Unlike many children hit in those aerial attacks, Ahmed and Nizar survived to spend the rest of their lives adapting to the...

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