Ryan Lock, 20, from Chichester, turned gun on himself after being badly wounded during gun battle in Syria, inquest told

A British man who left his comfortable home and job to fight against Islamic State as a volunteer died a hero when he turned his weapon on himself after being hopelessly surrounded by enemy troops, a coroner has ruled.

Ryan Lock, 20, a chef from Chichester, West Sussex, was badly wounded in the leg during a gun battle in Syria and, realising he was about to be captured, shot himself, the inquest in Portsmouth was told.

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