The US military was killed during rescuing operation of dozens hostages in Iraq. This became known to CNN from two representatives of the authorities on condition of anonymity.


According to the channel, it is the first American who died in the fight against the ISIS terrorist group.


As a result of the operation have been rescued 70 hostages. According to sources, it was attended by not only the US military but also the Kurds and Iraqi soldiers. The operation took place in the city of Hoizha in northern Iraq, said one of the sources.