Man walks in on his own funeral

Man walks in on his own funeral

A man who was presumed dead after the bombing of a busy marketplace in Syria has woken up and returned home to walk in on his own funeral.

Mohammed Rayhan was stood in the marketplace at Douma, near Damascus, on Sunday when it was shelled by government forces.

The latest death toll from the attack – and a subsequent air raid while bodies were still being recovered – stands at 117, including 16 children and seven women, activists say.

Mr Rayhan’s family believed after he failed to come home from the market that he was among that number, and began mourning him that day.

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