UPDATE: Three Afghan soldiers who disappeared while visiting a military base in Cape Cod have reportedly been found. The men were last seen at a shopping mall Saturday night and were found earlier today at the Rainbow Bridge border crossing near Niagara Falls. The trio, all part of the Afghanistan National Army, had been in Cape Cod for a multi-national military exercise. Officials believe the men may have been attempting to defect.
(NEWSER) – Three Afghan soldiers have gone missing during a two-week training exercise in Massachusetts, the Boston Globe reports. Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Capt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada, and Capt. Noorullah Aminyar, who were last seen Saturday at a mall on Cape Cod, are senior officers in Afghanistan's military.
Their stay in the US had been approved by the State Department. Federal, state, and local law enforcement are looking for the men, who had been staying at Camp Edwards on the cape.
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