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Syria surgeon inquest opened and adjourned

The inquest into the death of Abbas Khan, the British surgeon who died in a Syrian prison, has opened at Walthamstow Coroners Court and been adjourned until February.

Syrian authorities say that the Mr Khan hanged himself before he was due to appear before a terrorism court.

The BBC's Angus Crawford reports...

  • 27 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK
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