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Pattnaik created the sand sculpture of the three-year-old at Puri beach (Photo: Twitter)[/caption]
Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Saturday gave an emotional tribute to drowned syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi
on Puri beach in Odisha.
Pattnaik created the sand sculpture of the three-year-old at Puri beach, 65 kilometers from Bhubaneswar in eastern India.
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The words written below, 'Humanity washed ashore. SHAME SHAME SHAME..., Pattnaik encapsulate the horror felt by all who have seen the pictures of Aylan's lifeless body with face down in the sand of Turkey's Bodrum beach after he drowned alongside his mother Rehan, 35, and brother Galip, 5.
Aylan Kurdi and his family, like many others, fled the syrian conflict zone to seek refuge in Europe. However their boat capsizes in the midle of Mediterranean Sea and Aylan's body was washed out to Turkey's Bodrum beach.
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Aylan's picture has horrified the world and raised serious questions over the fate of these conflict ridden refugees.