Closed captioning of: 1 U.S. service member dead, other captured
search under way in afghanistan for a pair of u.s. sailors missing in the
says one of those sailors has been captured by militants, the other killed in a fire fight. msnbc's
maceda has the latest details.
hello there. obviously, these soldiers of the
decision are concerned about the daily harassment fire coming from
in this town called anjari behind me. but they are aware of the disappearance of the two navy servicemen, and some are quite surprised these two americans are military, given that they left their base in kabul unescorted, alone, in a single vehicle, without having apparently alerted base officials or local after begun security officials. in any case, the search goes on today for these two navy servicemen in
. we have seen checkpoints set up by u.s. and nato troops. doing vehicle searches, they have issued not only -- put up posters, but also issued leaflets with the photos of the two men and an offer of $20,000 for information leading to these two missing individuals. today meanwhile, the
has claimed responsibility for the incident, saying that it has killed one of the two sailors in a gun battle that alleged broke out when this vehicle with the two sailors inside made apparently a wrong turn and ended up in a
controlled area of
. one afghan official claiming that the
would like to negotiate the exchange of the body of that sailor for an undetermined number of insurgent prisoners. officially, the
says it's holding the other mesh hostage. now back to you.
maceda, thank you for