American killed as hostages rescued in Iraq, sources say

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IRAQ — An American was killed in an overnight operation to rescue Kurdish hostages in Iraq, two U.S. officials told CNN on condition of anonymity Thursday.

Seventy hostages were liberated in the operation, in which Kurdish and Iraqi forces also were involved, U.S. officials said.

The operation was in Hawija, Iraq, one U.S. source said.

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  • Fred

    I hope to hell we actually get some press covering the Hero that gave his life for this Operation…….probably not. I’m sure the press has limited space so they have to focus on Lamar and Chloe’s exploits. After all, they are true American nobility and need to be honored…………..

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