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US Navy SEAL Killed in Combat by ISIS Forces in Northern Iraq

posted on May 3, 2016

At ABC News, Luis Martinez and Brian McBride report, “A U.S. serviceman was killed in Northern Iraq Tuesday by direct fire from ISIS forces that penetrated several miles across Kurdish lines.” The casualty is the third American death in Iraq since troops officially withdrew in June of 2014. “This morning a U.S. servicemember advising and assisting Peshmerga forces was killed by enemy fire north of Mosul,” Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said in a statement. “The casualty occurred during an ISIL attack on a Peshmerga position approximately three to five kilometers behind the forward line of troops.”

Read at ABC News