Irish volunteer fighter killed near Bakhmut
According to the article, Cafferkey had combat experience from fighting ISIS militants in Syria.
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His family told the newspaper they are still waiting to hear details of his death.
“We are grieving…it’s a private matter. I don’t want to say anything further,” The Independent quotes Cafferkey’s father, Tom.
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Irish Foreign Minister Michael Martin also honored Cafferkey’s memory.
“It is clear that he was a young man with clear principles,” the minister said.
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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family today. His family has asked for privacy, and I will not comment on this at this time. I will allow the family to mourn this very sad loss.”
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