Body of American killed fighting with Kurds against IS handed over to family

June 11, 2015 1:13 PM

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BEIRUT – A Kurdish official says the body of an American who died fighting with Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group in Syria has been handed over to his family.

Idriss Naasan says hundreds of people turned up in the Kurdish town of Kobani to bid farewell to Keith Broomfield before his body was handed over to family at the Mursitpinar border gate with Turkey.

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