US soldiers killed seven Taliban insurgents in a successful pre-dawn raid to rescue a kidnapped American doctor in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, the NATO force in the war-torn country said.
Photo illustration shows NATO-led International Security Assistance Force soldiers during a ceremony in Kabul in May. US troops rescued a kidnapped American doctor during an operation against Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan on Sunday, NATO said.
The mission was launched when intelligence showed that Dr Dilip Joseph was in "imminent danger of injury or death", NATO's International Security Assistance Force said in a statement.
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