GoPro Captures Tense Moment U.S. Soldiers Ambushed by Taliban in Afghanistan

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Shouldn’t have to say it, but will anyway. There is obviously some very strong language here. You’d be using it, too, so get over it. Just don’t watch it at work.

In all, three Taliban fighters were killed and American forces didn’t suffer any casualties.

Below is what the cameraman said after submitting the footage to FUNKER530:

This patrol was a relief in place and I was on point leading the new guys in for the RIP. We hadn’t taken much contact in this area, and it was generally considered a “safe” zone in Logar Province.

We patrolled the area frequently, and the locals would regularly thank us for pushing the Taliban away from their village so they could live their daily lives without constant threat.

The Taliban that we came across during this patrol were actually setting up to shoot down our new surveillance balloon that was launched…

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