A Syrian child has been stabbed to death by unidentified assailants in Turkey's Central Anatolian province of Konya, Mezopotamya news agency reported on Oct. 21.
The incident reportedly happened as 14-year-old Vail El-Mansur was on his way to the tailor shop where was working.
Vail was dispatched to the hospital but could not be saved despite the doctors' efforts.
An investigation has been launched into the child's murder.
More than 3.6 million refugees fled to Turkey following the war in Syria in 2011, but many Syrians say the welcome has worn thin. The Syrian community in Turkey has been the target of several violent attacks in recent years.
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