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Ghassan Khalil, 30, holds his son Mahmoud, 2, who has a fever, Monday at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing. He fled his home in Marea 12 days earlier after government forces shelled it and hopes to enter a Turkish refugee camp. (Associated Press)

Ghassan Khalil, 30, holds his son Mahmoud, 2, who has a fever, Monday at the Bab Al-Salameh border crossing. He fled his home in Marea 12 days earlier after government forces shelled it and hopes to enter a Turkish refugee camp. (Associated Press)

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