Pirate Had 'ak-47 Leveled At The Captain's Back'

Pirate had 'AK-47 leveled at the captain's back'

The American captain of a cargo ship held hostage by pirates on a lifeboat off the coast of Somalia was rescued today by Navy SEALs. "We saw the captain was in imminent danger," a U.S. official said. The SEALs shot and killed three of his four captors, the official said.

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