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Never-before-seen images show the failed ISIS assault that led to the death of a US Navy SEAL|  Business Insider

Never-before-seen images show the failed ISIS assault that led to the death of a US Navy SEAL| Business Insider

It had been relatively quiet for a month when in the morning of May 3 one of the largest assaults from Islamic State militants began.

More than 120 ISIS fighters, 20 armored vehicles equipped with crew-served weapons, and at least one bulldozer attempted to push into Tel Askuf, a once predominately Christian city, about 20 miles north of the ISIS-held Mosul.

In their minds, the jihadists had good reason for their surprise attack

Source: Never-before-seen footage of the Battle of Tel Askuf – Business Insider