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Body of second missing US sailor found, military sources say

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2010-07-29

The body of a second US sailor who went missing in Afghanistan's Logar province last week has been recovered, a US military official said on Thursday. The remains of the other sailor were found on Sunday.

AFP - The body of a second US sailor who went missing in Afghanistan last week has been recovered, a US military official told AFP on Thursday.
   
The discovery confirmed suspicions that both the American sailors who went missing in eastern Logar province last Friday were dead. The Taliban earlier said their fighters had ambushed the pair, killing one and taking the other captive.

 

Date created : 2010-07-29

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