According to a report by ANHA News Agency, Mihemed El-Mihemed was on duty in a checkpoint near Al Jaffra oil field. Hundreds of civilians who escaped from ISIS were waiting for their security checks as an ISIS bomb-laden vehicle approached.

After attempts to hit the vehicle failed, El-Mihemed got on his car and drove it into the ISIS vehicle. The impact triggered the explosion of the bomb-laden vehicle before reaching its target, killing El-Mihemed.

The exact checkpoint was targeted by ISIS a few days later that killed more than 200 civilians.

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