British volunteer Oliver Hall killed in Syria while fighting against Isis

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Oliver Hall posted this picture on Facebook of himself with another fighter in Syria last month (Picture: Ollie Hall/Facebook)

A British man is believed to have been killed while fighting against Isis in Syria. Oliver Hall, 24, is from Portsmouth and had joined Kurdish forces in the war-torn area. Sources say that he died in Raqqa on November 25 while clearing mines and is the seventh British man to have died in Syria while fighting with the Kurdish-led YPG. Keving Benton who met Oliver in Syria said: ‘We was so willing to learn, always asking questions and taking everything in.

He wanted to stop Isis.’ He is not said to have had any military training but was described as being ‘excited to be there’.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.