USS Kidd and Iranian vessel Al Molai
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US Navy rescues Iranian fishermen from Somali pirates

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.

  • 07 Jan 2012
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