Mehdi Hassan
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Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria

A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State (IS) is believed to have been killed.

Mehdi Hassan, 19, travelled to the country with a group of four other men in October 2013.

A photo of his body emerged on Twitter on Friday and his family confirmed earlier to their local mosque that they had received news of his death.

Iftekar Jaman, Mamunur Roshid and Hamidur Rahman had previously been killed in the fighting.

Caroline Hawley reports.

  • 26 Oct 2014
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