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Syrian Turkmens pray for Turkey mine victims

Syrian Turkmen opposition commander from the Free Syria Army's Sultan Murad Brigade, Fehim Isa, was among those attending the prayers.

Syrian Turkmens pray for Turkey mine victims

World Bulletin / News Desk

Ethnic Turkmens in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo offered prayed for those killed in Turkey's mine disaster after the Muslim congregational prayers on Friday.

Around 200 Syrian Turkmens and Arabs gathered at the Sheikh Faris Mosque in Aleppo's mainly Turkmen district.

Syrian Turkmen opposition commander from the Free Syria Army's Sultan Murad Brigade, Fehim Isa, was among those attending the prayers.

Shortly after the prayers, commander Fehim Isa spoke to Al Jazeera Turk reporters and sent his condolences to the people of Turkey.

On Saturday, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz revealed the latest death toll from Tuesday's Soma mine disaster in the Manisa province to be 301.

Last Mod: 17 Mayıs 2014, 14:14
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