As Sahab Media "The War of the Oppressed People," continues depicting an ambush carried out on June,28, 2005 by Taliban fighters on a four man Navy seal reconnaissance team participating in the US military Operation, "Red Wing." The Video starts with the firefight between the Seals and Mujahideen. The Mujahideen then display the War booty taken from the seals in terms of equipment including a US military laptop. Then the video goes on to show an IED attack on the head of security for Kunar province and an American Humvee. Then finally an attack on a US Special Forces outpost which is followed by an interview with a Mujahid named Noman.
Taliban commander "Ismail" and his men planned and executed the attack which killed 3 navy seals in an ambush and downed a MH-47 Chinook killing all 16 members on board including 8 navy seals and 8 members of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. The Taliban engaged the seals in a 2 hour running firefight in which 3 Seals were killed and one managed to escape with help from a villager. The MH-47 was responding to a call for assistance and was struck with a RPG round. In all 19 Navy Seals and Special forces were killed in this attack the greatest loss for the US in the entire war. Also the single greatest loss in the 42 year history of the Navy Seals.
In: Middle East
Tags: Iraq, Terrorism, War, Accident, Al Qaeda, IED, Sniper, Shooting, Insurgency, VBIED, Local, Bush, North Korea, Chechnya, September 11, Hurricane Katrina, Tsunami, Murder, Execution
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