No troops left behind. Time for a rescue mission. Looks like there are plenty of Taliban around who need taken care of.
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The Taliban claim to have captured a dog belonging to US troops during fighting in eastern Afghanistan last December.
They released footage featuring the dog, apparently called “Colonel”.
The militant group said the dog was wearing a harness with a GPS tracking device, a torch and small camera.
US officials said they were investigating the claim. Correspondents say the incident is likely to be an embarrassment to them.
Looking rather mournful, on a lead being held by a long-haired Taliban fighter, the small reddish-brown dog was paraded for a Taliban cameraman, reports the BBC’s David Loyn in Kabul.