October 31, 2020
An American hostage was rescued early Saturday morning in West Africa by Navy SEAL Team 6 in a daring raid, according to a Fox News report.
Philip Walton, 27, who had been taken hostage early this past week in Niger but is now free and on his way back to the United States, according to U.S. officials.
“We had to get him before any potential trade or sale,” one U.S. official to Fox News.
President Donald Trump hinted at the daring raid early Saturday morning saying on Twitter “Big win for our very elite U.S. Special Forces today. Details to follow!”
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