Brit special ops fighter kills three ISIL fighters with his knife after running out of ammo in Fallujah

Soldier of Fortune:
An SAS soldier was in a standoff with IS fighters after they ambushed a factory in Fallujah, the Daily Star reported. He was engaged in a firefight with the IS fighters but ran out of ammunition. He had a kukri knife given to him by a British Gurkha soldier according to the report.

“As soon as his ammunition was expended, the IS gunmen tried to storm him. As they went to grab him he unsheathed his kukri and began slashing away.

“He decapitated the first gunman, slit the throat of second and killed another with a third blow. He then sliced away at three others. The IS gunmen fled in panic, allowing the SAS soldier to carry the injured men to safety.”

“He expected to be killed but thought he’d take as many of the enemy with him. When he was reunited with Iraqi troops they thought the he was seriously wounded because he was covered in blood but he explained that the blood wasn’t his,” a source confirmed the incident to the International Business Times

“He cleaned his knife, grabbed some more ammo and then led another Iraqi special forces team into battle.”
I have a similar knife that I use for clearing brush and I have no doubt they are capable of the action described.  There is a photo of a kukri knife at the link above.  The Gurkha's use of these knives is famous.  A Marine Corps buddy told me he asked a Gurkha if could see his knife..  The Gurkha took it out and used it to prick his finger before handing it to the Marine explaining that he was not allowed to pull it without drawing blood.

SAS stands for Special Air Services.  They are terrific special forces troops.


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