Still harvesting

Moayed, a 9-year old Syrian refugee boy, lies over cotton clumps as the other Syrians work in a cotton field in the village of Bukulmez on the Turkish-Syrian border, in Hatay province. Despite the conflict on the Syrian side of the border, cotton harvest is still underway in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000030" title="Turkey" href="/topic/international/turkey-PLGEO00000030.topic">Turkey's</a> southern border province of Hatay. During early October, the Turkish military launched a retaliatory strike on Syria after a mortar bomb fired from Syrian soil landed in the countryside in Hatay. Some Syrian refugees work at cotton fields together with Turkish villagers in the border region as cottons pickers.

( Reuters photo / November 8, 2012 )

Moayed, a 9-year old Syrian refugee boy, lies over cotton clumps as the other Syrians work in a cotton field in the village of Bukulmez on the Turkish-Syrian border, in Hatay province. Despite the conflict on the Syrian side of the border, cotton harvest is still underway in Turkey's southern border province of Hatay. During early October, the Turkish military launched a retaliatory strike on Syria after a mortar bomb fired from Syrian soil landed in the countryside in Hatay. Some Syrian refugees work at cotton fields together with Turkish villagers in the border region as cottons pickers.

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