Inquest opened into death of British doctor in Syrian jail

Abbas Khan was reportedly days away from being freed by Syrian authorities Credit: ITV News/Family handout

An inquest into the death of a British doctor who was found dead in a prison in Syria has been opened and adjourned.

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Inquest opened into death of UK doctor in Syrian prison

The inquest into the death of a British doctor in a Syrian prison has been open and adjourned. Dr Abbas Khan was on the verge of being released when his family were told of his death.