SEALs do it again in Somalia


According to news reports (as of this writing, I cannot confirm this on DOD websites), an American and a Dane were rescued yesterday by a rare airborne assault by special forces. Both had been working for a Danish company in October of last year when they were kidnapped.

From Reuters: “NBC News, citing U.S. officials, reported that two teams of U.S. Navy SEALs landed by helicopter and rescued the hostages after a gun battle with the kidnappers. The freed hostages were taken by helicopter to an undisclosed location, NBC reported.”

According to reports, nine pirates were killed in the battle. The ex-hostages were taken to an undisclosed location.

Nice job, boys.

Update: Confirmed by DOD here.


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