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And the field pulling -- a daring rescue -- under the cover of darkness taking out nine Somali pirate.
And in doing so they worried a pair -- hostages including that woman American Jessica Buchanan she had been held captive.
Where the path the -- let's go right to the Pentagon Jennifer.
Story throughout the night for you saw some signs last night that something was going on -- was back.
Well absolutely perhaps the biggest sign bill was when the president walked in Q.
-- the chamber and he.
-- hands with that Leon Panetta the Defense Secretary here think that.
And a good.
We should've known what he was talking about at that point but we did and it was that this raid had been called.
He's that good that good job tonight -- Panetta.
We can confirm that fifty US forces were involved in the raid into the -- to rescue those two hostages.
They were from from the Navy -- Wit but fifteen people on the ground in Somalia.
Those two hostages had been held since October bill.
This is quite interesting because it wasn't just on one of these ships out of -- whose actually on the ground every night and it in country.
And we know with the Navy SEALs reports it was -- -- six.
Where the hostages the former hostages now Jennifer.
Well what we know -- that the that the raid was launched from.
Camp -- money -- in Djibouti that is say that is where most of the drone flights over the Horn of Africa and and Yemen are flown out as we understand that the hostages were taken there.
And are still on the ground they are -- President Obama spoke last night to Jessica Buchanan's father we have a picture that was released by the White House.
But those that.
-- team as well as the hostages.
Flew to Djibouti after they freed the hostages and killed those nine Somali captors bill.
Jennifer thank you it is breaking news this morning when you get more come on back thanks at the Pentagon.
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