Monday, July 6, 2009

Taliban confirms capture of US soldier

Taliban confirms capture of US soldier - Yahoo! News
CAIRO – The Taliban confirmed on its Web site that it is holding an American soldier that the U.S. military had earlier described as possibly being in enemy hands.

The report of the capture was last in a routine list of Taliban activities posted on the Web site.

"It is to be said that five days ago, a drunken American soldier who had come out of his garrison named Malakh, was captured by mujahedeen... He is still with mujahedeen," said the report.

The short message did not elaborate on his whereabouts or their plans for him, nor did it provide any proof of its claim.

The U.S. military earlier said it had intercepted communications in which insurgents talked about holding an American....

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