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Syrian toddler thought dead reunited with parents

NICOSIA, Cyprus — A 2-year-old Syrian boy who was believed dead after his family inadvertently left him behind as they fled shelling in Damascus last summer has been reunited with his parents in Cyprus, a lawyer said Friday.

‘‘You can imagine how they felt when they were told their son was alive after bearing all this guilt thinking that he was dead,’’ Stella Constantinou said.

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