Anti-Isis fighters gather in Dorset for funeral of UK sniper Jac Holmes

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Volunteers from Kurdish YPG force pay tribute to former IT worker killed in action in Syria

Anti-Islamic State fighters from around the globe were among hundreds of mourners who flooded a small Dorset community hall on Friday to celebrate the life of a British former IT worker killed fighting the jihadist group in Syria.

Jac Holmes, 24, from Bournemouth, was one of the longest-serving international volunteers with Syria’s Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), having travelled to northern Syria three times since August 2015.

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