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A British soldier reportedly drowned an ISIS fighter in a puddle after the terror group surrounded a group of Special Boat Service troopers in Iraq.
After the Royal Navy special forces fighters ran out of bullets, they used their knives and bare hands to take out as many jihadis are possible, reports the Daily Star.
The special forces fighters were allegedly convinced they were going to die after being outnumbered and encircled, following an ambush by around 50 ISIS fighters near Mosul.
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After killing over 20 of the terrorists, the elite group realised they had only 10 bullets left between them and were trapped in a small river bed.
Faced with the chilling prospect of being captured and tortured, the men opted for a 'soldier's death' and to 'go out fighting'.
Speaking with the Star, the source said: "They knew that if they were captured they would be tortured and decapitated.
"Rather than die on their knees, they went for a soldier's death and charged the IS fighters who were moving along the river bed.
"They were screaming and swearing as they set about the terrorists."
The Brits shook one another's hand and said goodbye, convinced they were going to die.
They then charged at the ISIS group. After five minutes of hand-to-hand combat, 12 ISIS fanatics were dead or severely injured.
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The remaining ISIS fighters reportedly fled. All of the Brits survived the ordeal, despite sustaining injuries, including gun shot wounds.
After returning to base, all but two of them returned to combat within a matter of days.
This isn't the first time British special forces have defied the odds. Back in 2015, an SAS soldier single-handedly killed six ISIS militants after an ambush in Syria.
The unnamed British soldier was part of an eight-man team tasked with smuggling a secret agent over the border between Iraq and Syria.
The operation soon turned sour when 30 ISIS fighters ambushed the team. One of the SAS troops somehow managed to kill six of the fighters himself using just an automatic shotgun.
A source told the Daily Star: "It was a classic SAS encounter. They had lost the initiative when the ambush was sprung. They were out-gunned and out-numbered but the team remained calm and focused.
"The last thing the jihadis expected was to be attacked, given that the SAS team consisted of eight men and there were at least 30 enemy fighters. The SAS quickly regained the initiative by using courage, aggression and firepower."
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