A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows a view of the government-controlled Hanano barracks in Aleppo, on April 17, 2014. "AFP PHOTO / HO / SANA"
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A British teenager was killed in a battle in Syria, his father said on Friday, as he revealed that two of his other sons have also gone to fight in the conflit.Abubaker Deghayes, who learned of his son's death via Facebook on Monday, said 20-year-old Amer suffered a bullet wound to his stomach in the battle in which his brother was killed.He said he had travelled to Turkey earlier this year to meet two of his sons, Abdullah and 16-year-old Jafar, in an apparently unsuccessful attempt to stop them going to Syria to fight. Around 400 Britons are believed to have gone to Syria over the last two years, authorities believe.
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