BREAKING: Two Foreign Nationals – LIKELY AMERICANS – CAPTURED BY TALIBAN in Helicopter Downing
Tolo News from Afghanistan reported on Tuesday that an Afghanistan military helicopter made a hard landing under fire in the Taliban controlled province of Faryab. Three soldiers were reportedly killed.
Helicopter crash in Taliban area in Faryab claims 3 lives. 15 taken hostage – incl 2 foreign nationals: officials confirm
— TOLOnews (@TOLOnews) November 24, 2015
“Helicopter crash in Taliban area in Faryab claims 3 lives. 15 taken hostage – incl 2 foreign nationals: officials confirm”
Taliban capture 13 Afghan soldiers after helicopter crash: police https://t.co/r63FIQRH45#khybernewspic.twitter.com/VHO7KuwZcd
— Khyber News (@KhyberNews) November 24, 2015
There’s more….Further reports state that 13 Afghan soldiers and two foreign nationals were captured by the Taliban.
It was later reported, but not yet confirmed by the Pentagon, that the two foreign nationals are Americans.
An unconfirmed report says that one American and two Afghan soldiers were killed.
#BREAKING: US Helicopter Shot Down By Mujahideen, 1 US 2 Puppets Killed, 2 US 13 Puppets Captured In #Faryab. #Azmpic.twitter.com/SJjkTjNKto
— Sabiq Jihadmal (@jihadmal_sabiq) November 24, 2015
#Taliban has shot down an army #helicopter in northern #Faryab, capturing 15 #ANA soldiers including 2 #Americans. #Afghanistan
— war24 (@WARtwentyfour) November 24, 2015