NATO: Divers found one of soldiers' bodies

November 11, 2009 2:52:48 AM PST
NATO says its divers have found the body of one of two Fort Bragg soldiers missing in western Afghanistan.The 82nd Airborne paratroopers have been missing since November 4.

No cause of death has been released but officials say they're searching for the second soldier.

The paratroopers went missing while trying to recover airdropped supplies that fell into a river.

However, according to Reuters News Service, the Taliban claims the paratroopers drowned in a river and they recovered the bodies.

Fort Bragg officials have said they have no reason to believe the Taliban.

The military has not released the name of the soldiers.

Send pictures | Classifieds | Report A Typo |  Send Tip |  Get Alerts
Most Popular  |  Follow abc11 on Twitter  |  abc11 on Facebook


Load Comments