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UK doctor arrested in Syria is located in Damascus prison

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f6743 (Published 08 November 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6743
  1. Sophie Arie
  1. 1London

The family of a British doctor detained in Syria hope that he may soon be released after his mother convinced authorities there to allow her to see him in a Damascus prison.

Abbas Khan, a trainee orthopaedic surgeon from south London, was arrested a year ago when he entered Syria, without a visa, to offer …

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