There have been emotional scenes today as the body of the first Briton to be killed fighting against Islamic state was brought home.
Around 250 members of the Kurdish community threw flowers over the van carrying the body of Konstandinos Erik Scurfield away from Manchester airport.
The former Royal Marine's body had arrived on a flight from Istanbul. The 25-year-old was killed fighting in Syria. His mother said this week she was immensely proud of the sacrifice that he had made.
Kosta is regarded as a national hero by the Kurdish community here in Britain.
The funeral of a former Royal Marine from Barnsley killed while fighting Islamic State in Syria has taken place.
Former Royal Marine Konstandinos Erik Scurfield from Barnsley has been killed while fighting against Islamic State militants in Syria.