PREPARED... Taliban fighters outside the old US embassy in Kabul.
BY MERCURY REPORTER
CONFUSION last night surrounded reports that three members of America's elite special forces have been captured inside Afghanistan.
A Gulf television station said Afghan security forces had seized the Americans, but the Taliban swiftly denied the report.
A Pentagon spokesman in Washington declined to comment.
Later, the foreign minister of the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance, Dr Abdullah Abdullah, said he doubted that US or British special forces were operating within Taliban-controlled areas of the country.
The al-Jazeera satellite television …