Jordan’s King releases video of US Special Forces soldiers being murdered

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s military has released security camera footage of a shooting last year in which a   killed three U.S. military trainers at the entrance to an air base in the kingdom.

The video had previously been shown to the families of the U.S. Army Green Berets by U.S. law enforcement but had not been made public until Monday.

The footage confirmed descriptions previously given by the relatives. It shows the U.S. convoy coming under fire at the entrance to the base. Two figures, presumably U.S. troops, are seen exiting their vehicles to take cover. They raise their hands and wave, but the shooting continues.

Another figure, according to past descriptions the , chases them and keeps shooting.

 court has sentenced him to life in prison.


“The court issued its ruling against Abu Tayeh in accordance with Jordanian law and the charges against him, after confronting him with evidence, video that proved he was guilty and his own confession of murdering the U.S soldiers,” a source told the Jordan Press Agency.

The men from the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) located at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, that lost their lives were Staff Sgt. Matthew C. Lewellen, 27, Staff Sgt. Kevin J. McEnroe, 30, and Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty, 27,

The US soldiers were in Jordan on a training mission and all three were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.


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