Two US Navy SEALs were declared deceased by the United States Central Command Center on Sunday following a 10-day search that included the U.S., Japan, and Spain and searched over 21,000 square miles.
The two SEALs went missing following an operation in which the Special Forces team boarded an “illicit dhow carrying Iranian advanced conventional weapons” on January 11th.
CENTCOM’s statement reads below:
CENTCOM Status Update on Missing U.S. Navy Seals
We regret to announce that after a 10-day exhaustive search, our two missing U.S. Navy SEALs have not been located and their status has been changed to deceased. The search and rescue operation for the two Navy SEALs reported… pic.twitter.com/OAMbn1mwK8
— U.S. Central Command (@CENTCOM) January 21, 2024