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Video Shows Raid to Free Hostages from ISIS

Video has surfaced showing scenes from the raid in Iraq to free hostages from the Islamic State, according to multiple news reports.

In nearly five minutes of footage, the sounds of gunfire can be heard and U.S. and Kurdish troops can be seen and heard freeing some of the 70 hostages from a prison run by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.

"Hold that guy there," one participants says in an American accent. "We got more coming."

A member of the U.S. Army's elite Delta Force, Master Sgt. Joshua L. Wheeler, 39, of Roland, Oklahoma, was killed Oct. 22 during the raid near the town of Hawija, about 30 miles sought of Kurdish-controlled Kirkuk. His remains were returned to the U.S.

Six helicopters participated in the mission, including three CH-47 Chinooks and three UH-60 Black Hawks, according to the Rudaw Media Network, a Kurdish media group that first reported on the footage.

The video was reportedly captured from a camera mounted to the helmet of a Kurdish soldier and released by the Kurdistan Regional Government. In another news report, Pentagon official confirmed its authenticity to CNN.

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