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'Britain's first GI Jane': Special forces sergeant becomes UK's first female soldier to kill a terrorist after shooting dead THREE ISIS fighters

  • Female special forces soldier shot dead at least three terrorist when ambushed
  • She opened fire with a submachine gun and managed:confused: to protect her colleagues
  • Comrades began calling her 'Britain's first GI Jane' when they returned to base
By Stewart Paterson For Mailonline

Published: 00:40, 24 December 2017 | Updated: 00:51, 24 December 2017


A special forces sergeant has become the first female British soldier to kill a terrorist during a military operation. ?

The woman, who is serving with the Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR), 'neautralised'o_O at least three targets with a submachine gun. 'Killed.'

She was part of a team that had arranged to meet a female Islamic State informer, who claimed she was forced to marry a prominent ISIS commander.

She offered to provide intelligence on the group in return for being helped to escape with her child.

The female sergeant opened fire on a group of ISIS fanatics when she and her comrades were ambushed on the Iraqi Syrian border

The team of British special forces soldiers - including some SAS troopers - an MI6 officer and SRR members.

They met with the informant close to a small town on the border between Syria and Iraq.

The team withdrew to the rendezvous point following the meeting — but were ambushed as they passed through a built-up area which ISIS fanatics had recently fled from.

The group leapt from their vehicle and returning fire with automatic rifles and grenade launchers.

The heroic soldier managed to shoot dead at least three terrorists with a submachine gun. Several terrorists tried rushing the vehicle where the female soldier was guarding her colleagues. Doing her job!

The female SSR sergeant was armed with a Heckler & Koch MP5K submachine gun and shot dead several terrorists.

'Every time a terrorist appeared she dropped them — and gave a running commentary to her colleagues so that they had an idea of what was happening to their rear,' a source told The Sun.

'When they returned to base her colleagues were giving her high fives and calling her Britain's first GI Jane, but she just wanted to downplay the whole event and simply said she was doing her job.

'She made the point women are more than capable of serving on the frontline in special forces units and are just as good as men.' Fit for Role’

The incident is understood to have taken place in September.

The SSR is currently the only Special Forces unit that allows female soldiers into its ranks.

The regiment has seen action in Afghanistan, Iraq and Northern Ireland.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5209391/Sergeant-UKs-female-soldier-kill-terrorist.html#ixzz52Aj9yFlm
Just got to love the media.;)
 

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Anyone else think SF and MI5 or whatever they are just make these stories up for deception and those kind of purposes? They are part of ISTAR...
 

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How do these stories even find there way into the press?

I know the public love lapping them up but I agree with @wellmemedmyboy there has to be an element of fiction to them.

Unless it's been released to help the governments justification of females in front line units:

'She made the point women are more than capable of serving on the frontline in special forces units and are just as good as men.'

Of course shooting someone from a vehicle is directly comparable with a 30km yomp carrying the GPMG, link, 4 days rations etc
 

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Women have been operating in an SF role for 30 plus years; firstly in 14 Int and then the SRR.

As @Rover constantly points out, Fit for Role

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Women have been operating in an SF role for 30 plus years; firstly in 14 Int and then the SRR.

As @Rover constantly points out, Fit for Role




Longer than that if you count SOE during the WW2.




On topic, I feel there's been some artistic license used by the DailyFail here...

But maybe I'm just a pessimist ;)



But either way, the more dead ISIS scum the better.
 

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She ‘down played the incident’ but also made a press statement about women on the front line? I don’t think so. Think someone had their own say there. Much respect for killing the scabs but if being infantry was all about siting in a vehicle and shooting, there wouldn’t be fitness standards at all.
 

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Out of respect for the individual my opinion is that there is a high probability that she has been stitched up by the MoD (eager to manipulate and project an agenda) and the media (eager to sell content).

As alluded to by @Fibonarchie service personnel have been known to have their arms twisted more than a bit to satisfy a MoD media policy.

The bottom line may well be that she did her job in circumstances that most of us would struggle with. And that she doesn't welcome the media circus.
 

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Also I almost missed the 'first female to kill an enemy during a military operation'.....



Credibility herein: zero
 

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To be fair to the Sergeant she would've been damned if she didn't comment and damned if she did. I suspect the incident may well have been deliberately "leaked" by people outwith the UKSF cadre for an ulterior political motive, complete with sufficient spin to let the hacks fill the gaps. SRR are usually the most publicity-averse of SF organisations in my experience, so this will have been an authorised release.
 

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Well the press really espouse the old saying - “Never let the truth get in the way of a good dit”.
 

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Different news outlet, note the spin on what increasingly looks like a MOD' information' release!:(


Female sniper first to take out ISIS terrorists in poetic revenge after Britons ambushed

A FEMALE sniper has become the first woman to shoot dead an ISIS terrorist in a military operation.

By Rebecca Perring Rebecca Perring

PUBLISHED: 13:44, Sun, Dec 24, 2017 | UPDATED: 15:50, Sun, Dec 24, 2017

The female sniper-banghead- as become the first woman to shoot dead a jihadi

The special forces soldier, a sergeant serving with the Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR), took out at least three jihadis with a submachine gun in a bid to protect her fellow colleagues.

The brave killingso_O come after the team she was part of arranged to meet a female informer of the depraved terror group.

She claimed she had been forced to marry a prominent terrorist commander and offered to provide intelligence on the terrorists in return for being helped to escape with her child.

The British team included several SAS troopers, an MI6 officer and SRR members.

The female sniper was praised for her heroism

Every time a terrorist appeared she dropped them

The team met with the woman in a small town close to the border with Iraq and Syria.

But the team was ambushed as they travelled through a small urban area, which ISIS recently vacated.

The woman, armed with a Heckler & Koch MP5K, a small submachine gun, immeditaley sprung into action as the troops got out of their vehicles to exchange fire.

But as jihadis attempted to storm their vehcile, the woman was forced:confused: to protect her colleagues.

A source told the Daily Star: “The female soldier opened fire with her MP5K and killed several terrorists.

“Every time a terrorist appeared she dropped them – and gave a running commentary to her colleagues so that they had an idea of what was happening to their rear.

"She took down at least three terrorists who were very close to over-running her position. She reacted in the way the special forces are trained to do when they are involved in close quarter battle.

"She had her colleagues’ backs throughout the firefight and no doubt saved lives.”

On arrival the female sniper was praised for her heroism, but she insisted she was "just doing her job".

Our source added: “When they returned to base her colleagues were giving her high fives and calling her Britain’s first GI Jane, but she just wanted to down play the whole event and simply said she was doing her job.

“She made the point women are more than capable of serving on the frontline in special forces units and are just as good as men.”

The Special Reconnaissance Regiment is the only special forces unit to let women serve.


https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/8...hadi-military-Special-Reconnaissance-Regiment

Give it another 24hrs and it will be down to hand to hand combat, killing seven all with a styling comb.:)
 

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