Reading Man Killed Fighting IS In Syria

3 August 2016, 06:10 | Updated: 3 August 2016, 06:14

It's reported a man from Reading has been killed fighting the so-called Islamic State in Syria.

22-year-old Dean Carl Evans had been with a group of Kurdish forces.

In a post on Facebook, his Dad John, who lives in Oxford said Dean "was loved and will be missed by all his family and friends".

Adding, "I would like to say a massive big thank you to all my friends and family who sent their condolence for the loss of my son.

"He would have been very proud and would have regarded you all as his brothers and sisters, thank you again."