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But first from fox at 3 o'clock in New York City we -- know the identity of the navy seal who died in a dangerous hostage rescue in Afghanistan and here is.
Officials confirm to Fox News he was 28 year old Nicholas check from Pennsylvania.
A member of the navy's seal team six.
The same group that killed -- some -- -- lot.
The mission this weekend to rescue this man a doctor from Colorado.
He was doing humanitarian work in Afghanistan when the Taliban kidnapped him last week near the border with Pakistan.
Pentagon officials say the seal team moved in when intelligent show the doctors life was in immediate danger.
And now we're finding out more about this daring raid and the intense firefight that killed one of our country's most elite fighters.
Jennifer Griffin is on -- up story in life force this afternoon -- Pentagon's tell us more about this navy -- -- Well separate he was young just 28 years old he was not on the bin Laden raid that squadron was made up of seal team six members.
Who were much older petty officer first class.
Came from a suburb of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania he died Sunday of wounds he received.
During the rescue I'm told the team took a great deal fire on the way and petty officer -- died of complications later.
From the wounds he he received during that rescue mission doctor -- of Joseph of Morningstar development and nongovernmental group of doctors.
Had been kidnapped with his two Afghan colleagues on Wednesday.
While driving near -- Roby in eastern Afghanistan.
After three days of negotiations the two co workers released were released but doctor Joseph was still being held.
Eleven hours later sealed teen sex was sentenced up to tell us more about the rescue -- what you have.
Well what we're told is that.
We don't know whether it was human intelligence or signals intercepts but the general John Allen the top US commander in Afghanistan.
Gave the order for 1516 no wind when they realize that the -- life was in danger he was left alone after his two co workers had been released.
They were concerned that what might happen to him.
And to the president and Defense Secretary issued condolences.
When they heard of petty officer checks -- Quote.
The special operators who conducted this raid knew they were putting their lives on the line to free a fellow American.
From the enemies grip they put the safety of another American ahead of their own as they always do shepherd.
Jennifer Griffin at the Pentagon Jennifer thanks so much well.
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