PLANTING A ROADSIDE BOMB.
Rule #1: After putting the bomb in a hole, don't tamp the ground too much.
Rule #2: Don't forget Rule #1.
The video is thermal footage recorded from an AC-130 gunship from a mile or more away.
No rounds were fired by the aircraft, the problem solved itself with no American intervention.
The jihadists were trying to bury a roadside bomb made from a 155 mm artillery shell.
Seems they lost the instruction manual. The result could not have happened to a more deserving group of people.