UK: Hundreds of Kurds mob hearse carrying ex-Marine killed fighting ISIS

The mourners, many in tears, paid tribute to the ex-marine – known as Kosta to his comrades – and threw flowers at his coffin as it passed

The body ex-Royal Marine Konstandinos Erik Scurfield who was killed fighting against Islamic State was given a hero’s welcome by hundreds of Kurds at Manchester Airport today.

Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, 25, from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, became the first Briton to be killed fighting the terror group in Syria when he was brought down by mortar fire on March 2.

He was fighting alongside Kurdish forces in the frontline village of Tel Khuzela in Syria, and his body was repatriated today…