Three Afghan Soldiers Disappear from Cape Cod Base

Three Afghan Soldiers Disappear from Cape Cod Base

The National Guard told FOX 25 that three Afghan National Army soldiers are missing from Joint Base Cape Cod. 

Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Capt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada, and Capt. Noorullah Aminyar disappeared on Saturday night, were reported missing by base security, and have not been found by Joint Base Cape Cod and state and local authorities. The three Afghans were on the base in Cape Cod for training exercises.

The Daily Beast reports that the three men came to the United States on September 11, and the last time they were spotted was at the Cape Cod Mall, in Hyannis, Massachusetts. Officials asserted that the three men had been vetted before immigrating to the United States.

FOX 25 was informed by National Guard officials that the three men are no immediate threat to the public.

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