Body of missing American soldier retrieved from western Afghanistan river.Byline: ANI
Kabul, Nov.11 (ANI): The body of an American soldier who went missing in western Afghanistan last week, has been retrieved from a river in the area by military divers.
The missing soldier was one of two paratroopers, from the 4th Brigade Combat Team The brigade combat team (BCT) is the basic deployable unit of maneuver in the US Army. A brigade combat team consists of one combat arms branched maneuver brigade, and its attached support and fire units. , 82nd Airborne Division, who had disappeared in Badghis province that borders Turkmenistan. CBS News quoted local police as saying that the two had been swept away by the river as they tried to recover supplies.
Afghan and international forces are still searching for the second soldier, NATO NATO: see North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
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International military alliance created to defend western Europe against a possible Soviet invasion. said in a statement on Tuesday. (ANI)
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