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S33 Ep2: An ISIS Jailbreak at Abu Ghraib: "Hell Is Coming"

  • Aired: 10/28/2014
  • 03:55
  • Rating: NR
A violent confrontation between government forces and Sunni protesters in April 2013 drives many Sunnis to take up arms and join ISIS. Three months later, the group mounts a spectacular attack on Abu Ghraib, releasing 500 prisoners. "The Rise of ISIS" airs Tues. Oct. 28, 2014 on PBS.
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S33 Ep2: An ISIS Jailbreak at Abu Ghraib: "Hell Is Coming"
S33 Ep2: An ISIS Jailbreak at Abu Ghraib: "Hell Is Coming"
An attack on the prison where U.S. guards once held Iraqis sends a powerful message
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