Thousands of Syrians Return from Turkey to Celebrate Holiday

StoryfulNewsPublished: August 28, 2017
Published: August 28, 2017

Thousands of Syrians living in Turkey began crossing the border into Syria on August 21 in advance of the Eid al-Adha holiday. In this video, an offficial at the Bab al-Hawa crossing said Syrians crossing into Syria will be allowed to return to Turkey starting on November 25, 2017. At another border crossing farther south, local media said more than 19,000 Syrians passed through on August 22 to celebrate the holiday in their hometowns. Eid al-Adha is anticipated to start on August 31 in most Muslim countries. Credit: YouTube/Qasioun News via Storyful

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