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US-Iraqi rescue operation ‘foils IS mass execution’ – BBC News

US-Iraqi rescue operation ‘foils IS mass execution’ – BBC News

US-Iraqi forces have rescued dozens of hostages held by Islamic State (IS) in Iraq after learning of their “imminent execution”, the Pentagon has said.

But a US soldier wounded in the raid died of his injuries – the first killed in action since US operations against IS began last year.

The early morning operation on Thursday…

Source: US-Iraqi rescue operation ‘foils IS mass execution’ – BBC News