New drone video released of deadly Niger ambush

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More than seven months after ISIS fighters ambushed and killed four Green Berets in Niger, new drone footage has been revealed detailing the attack.

NBC’s Barbara Starr explains the drone video shows reportedly how each solider died, including SSgt. Dustin Wright of Lyons.

According to The Pentagon narration of the video, Wright, 29, was the last solider to die of the four citing after SSgt. Jeremiah Johnson was shot, Wright, “returned to near his teammates position and continued to engage the enemy until both were fatally wounded.”

The video then shows it took medical evacuation nearly six hours after the attack began to arrive at the site of the ambush.

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