US forces attempted to rescue two hostages kidnapped in Kabul

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Pentagon says Obama authorized mission to rescue American and Australian who were seized from their car, but forces were unable to locate the captives

US forces in Afghanistan attempted to rescue two hostages last month, the Pentagon said on Thursday, but were unable to locate the two captives, who were professors from the American University of Afghanistan.

“President Obama authorized US forces to conduct a mission in Afghanistan, aimed at recovering two civilian hostages,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a statement.

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