TRAGEDY struck just hours after Britain voted to leave the European Union.
Officials in Syria say a white hard-working family of five from England tried desperately to cling onto their dinghy boat after travelling for hours in search of a better way of life.
The unnamed 2-year-old’s body was taken to a nearby morgue where relatives had to endure the awful task of identifying him.
Close family aide told Dafty News: “Poor family. All they wanted was to live a happy and healthy life. Obviously, they could not be guaranteed that - or their safety in Britain - so they sought refuge in a safer country.