The Crossroads of Special Operations

Monday, June 21, 2021

Dramatic night-vision video captures US raid to kill ISIS fighters | CNN

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Dramatic new video released by the US military on Tuesday reveals rare footage of American special operators and Afghan Special Security Forces conducting a nighttime raid targeting ISIS-affiliated fighters in Afghanistan — footage that the Pentagon said documents the latest in a string of successful operations against ISIS-Khorasan this month.

The first-person, night-vision footage was captured during a raid that “killed an ISIS-K commander and another terrorist fighter” in Afghanistan’s Jowzjan province on March 26 and 27, according to the Pentagon.
“This tactical defeat of ISIS-K fighters in Jowzjan is the most recent in a series of Afghan and US (special operations forces) counterterrorism successes targeting ISIS-K in northern Afghanistan this year,” a statement from the Department of Defense said.
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