() A CNN camera crew embedded with U.S. special forces in Afghanistan found themselves caught in the middle of a firefight with Taliban insurgents.

After being attacked by Taliban fighters and coming under heavy fire, U.S. soldiers then mount an effective counterattack. Unsurprisingly, America’s soldiers are able to secure the area and force the Taliban fighters to retreat.

However, the dramatic footage provides a glimpse into the dangerous world America’s brave soldiers live in every single day.

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