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U.S. reports first death in combat with Islamic State

U.S. reports first death in combat with Islamic State

A U.S. service member died during a commando raid in Iraq on Thursday morning, the first American killed in action by enemy fire while fighting Islamic State militants.

A team of “dozens” of U.S. Special Forces troops joined Kurdish peshmerga fighters in a predawn raid of a detention facility run by the Islamic State group near the northern…

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