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A day in the life of an Islamic State fighter

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 01:39

Footage filmed in December last year shows an intense first-person perspective of what it's like to be an Islamic State fighter. Rough cut - subtitled (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - SUBTITLED (NO REPORTER NARRATION) This footage was taken from the helmet of a dead Islamic State fighter, Abu Radhwan. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) ISLAMIC STATE FIGHTER, SAYING: "May God accept you (as a martyr)." A man believed to be a suicide bomber is saying goodbye. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) ISLAMIC STATE FIGHTER, SAYING: "Come on, hurry up brothers, there are (war) planes around, please." They head into battle with Kurdish forces. Chaos and panic ensue. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) ISLAMIC STATE FIGHTER, ABU ABDULLAH, SAYING: "Abu Hajer! I told you to aim higher! What's wrong with you! Your bullet casings are coming straight at us!" (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) ISLAMIC STATE FIGHTER, ABU RADHWAN, SAYING: "I've been wounded Abu Abdullah! Abu Abdullah, I've been wounded!"

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A day in the life of an Islamic State fighter

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 01:39