Abubaker Deghayes
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Father's grief as second son dies in Syria

A teenager from Brighton whose brother died fighting in Syria earlier this year has also been killed in the war-torn country, his father has said.

Jaffar Deghayes, 17, is believed to have died at the weekend after leaving home for Syria in a bid to overthrow Bashar Al-Assad's government.

His brother, Abdullah, 18, died in Latakia province in April after leaving the UK in January.

Their father, Abubaker, said he was told of Jaffar's death on Monday.

Lucy Manning reports.

  • 28 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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