21 Jun '16, 8pm

#Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV killed by #ISIS fought 100 fanatical fighters #Military

#Navy SEAL Charles Keating IV killed by #ISIS fought 100 fanatical fighters #Military

A US Navy SEAL who died in a battle against ISIS in Iraq had fought off 100 of the jihadis just weeks earlier and showed such bravery he was posthumously awarded the Silver Star, it has been revealed. Charles Keating IV was shot dead on May 3 after he went to the aid of military advisers who had been ambushed by around 100 jihadi fighters in Irbil. But details have emerged of a fierce fire fight the military hero took part in with a similar number of militants on March 4, highlighting the acute dangers US Special Forces face in the region, despite being there in a supposedly advisory role. Scroll down for video Charles Keating IV (pictured) was shot dead on May 3 after he went to the aid of military advisers who had been ambushed by around 100 jihadi fighters in Irbil. He was awarded the Silver Star for his bravery in a battle that took place just weeks earlier, it has bee...

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