US Soldier May Have Been Captured In Afghanistan

July 2, 2009

US (ChattahBox) – The US Military has released an official statement, saying that they believe a US soldier in Afghanistan may have been captured and is being held by Taliban militants.

They are not releasing the soldiers name, or any information regarding the regions he was taken from, but The Telegraph quoted Captain Elizabeth Mathias, a spokeswoman for the US Army, as saying:

“A US soldier who has been missing since June 30 from his assigned unit is believed to have been captured by militant forces We are using all of our available resources to find him and provide for his safe return.”

The unnamed soldier is thought to be alive, but otherwise no news on his condition has been released.


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