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British Surgeon Dies in Syrian Jail

A British surgeon who was arrested last November within 48 hours of arriving in Syria to volunteer as an emergency doctor has died in jail, his family and a senior British official said on Tuesday.   The family of Abbas Khan, an orthopedic surgeon from south London who went to Syria to offer his services in rebel-held Aleppo, was told he would be released this week, his brother Afroze Khan told the BBC on Tuesday.   But when his mother went to visit him in prison in Damascus on...

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