NAVAL STATION ROTA SUPPORTS A US NAVY SEAL RESCUE OPERATION

The Pentagon, grateful for «the support of our international partners»

The US Navy special forces, including the SEAL corps, have leveraged Naval Station Rota to support the rescue operation of a North American citizen held hostage in the north of Nigeria.

As reported by the US news outlet ABC, the operation was carried out this Saturday morning, with the cooperation of Nigerian authorities. The elite squad included C-17A transport planes, four-rotor CV-22 helicopters and a Special Operations team dispatched from the Rota station.

Six of the seven kidnappers were casualties in the operation. All involved personnel is safe and sound, as is the former hostage, Philip Walton, 27, who is currently safeguarded by the US Department of State.

 

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