Riots victim helps Syria

Tariq Jahan, whose son was killed during riots in Birmingham two years ago, has taken part in an aid mission to help refugees of Syria's civil war.

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Riots father returns from Syrian aid mission

Tariq Jahan has been to Syria on an aid mission Credit: PA

A man praised as a hero after calling for peace during the 2011 riots has returned from an aid mission to Syria. Tariq Jahan lost his son Haroon in a hit-and-run during the disturbances in Birmingham.

He has been to Syria to deliver a million kilos of food. Around six million people in the country are facing starvation after two years of fighting.

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