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on May 17, 2017 in World News

Camera stops bullet, saves journalist in Iraq

A shocking video of a life-and-death moment went online this week, showing Iraqi journalist Ammar Alwaely’s action camera stopping a bullet that would have otherwise killed him. “Ammar, that was f***ing close, man,” a man’s voice behind the scenes can be heard after the shot. The incident happened in Mosul, Iraq, on May 13. The city has been the scene of a bloody operation to retake it from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) for seven months now. Alwaely went on filming as if nothing happened after catching the bullet. “This is my blood on your face,” he chuckled to...

A shocking video of a life-and-death moment went online this week, showing Iraqi journalist Ammar Alwaely’s action camera stopping a bullet that would have otherwise killed him. “Ammar, that was f***ing close, man,” a man’s voice behind the scenes...

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