How Navy SEALs rescued Maersk Alabama captain from pirates

(WASHINGTON) — Navy SEALs rescued the captive Maersk Alabama captain after one injured Somali pirate gave up, the Washington Post newspaper reported. The young pirate then tried to talk the three other pirates into surrendering, but they became agitated and threatened to kill their hostage. Navy snipers shot all three, and then slid down a towline to retrieve the hostage.
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By Professional Mariner Staff