US soldier killed trying to free ISIL prisoners

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New details are emerging of a dramatic overnight raid involving US Special Forces deep in ISIL territory.

The U.S. says it was responding to a request from the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq and that the mission led by Kurdish forces was to prevent the mass execution of hostages by ISIL militants. CCTV’s Daniel Ryntjes reports.

 
US soldier killed trying to free ISIL prisoners

US soldier killed trying to free ISIL prisoners

New details are emerging of a dramatic overnight raid involving US Special Forces deep in ISIL territory. The U.S. says it was responding to a request from the Kurdistan Regional Government in Iraq and that the mission led by Kurdish forces was to prevent the mass execution of hostages by ISIL militants. CCTV's Daniel Ryntjes reports.
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