US Navy rescues Iranian fishermen from Somali pirates

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The US Navy has rescued 13 Iranian fishermen being held by pirates in the Arabian Sea, the Pentagon says.

The 13 were picked up on Thursday after a distress call was received from an Iranian fishing vessel which had been boarded by pirates over a month ago.

Ben Tobias reports.

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