The coffin of Konstandinos Erik Scurfield
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Kurds give family body of Briton killed

The body of the first Briton to be killed while fighting against Islamic State (IS) has been handed over to his family at the Syrian-Iraqi border.

Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, 25, an ex-Royal Marine from Barnsley, died near the Syrian city of Qamishli.

Mr Scurfield's father, Chris, said the ceremony had been "overwhelming".

Jim Muir reports.

  • 14 Mar 2015
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