Sierra Leone/Jungle Siege

Series 4 - Episode 12 Sierra Leone/Jungle Siege



Dramatic reconstruction of the story of Major Phil Ashby of the Royal Marines, who was attacked by child soldiers during a UN peacekeeping mission to disarm warring factions in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Surrounded, outgunned and outnumbered, he risked everything in a desperate bid to escape through 50 miles of rebel-controlled jungle in 2000.