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Good morning everybody 9 o'clock in New York can seal team six has done it again reports that the same league fighting force.
That took out Osama bin Laden now getting the credit for a daring rescue to -- an American.
From the hands of Somali pirates are good morning everybody that's where we start on Bill Hemmer on a good note today how you doing.
Erika -- says -- -- right good morning -- the morning everybody I'm Martha MacCallum so the seals.
Pulling off a daring rescue flying under the cover of darkness taking out nine Somali pirates.
And in doing so they freed a pair of hostages including -- -- woman.
American Jessica -- she had been held captive.
For the past three month.
Let's go right to the Pentagon Jennifer Griffin's been working the story throughout the night -- saw some signs last night that something was going on what was -- Well absolutely perhaps the biggest sign bill was when the president walked into.
To the chamber and he.
Shook hands with -- Leon Panetta the Defense Secretary here's what he said.
We should have known what he was talking about at that point but we did and it was.
That this raid had been called.
-- -- good -- good job tonight to Panetta.
We can confirm that fifteen.
US forces were involved in the raid into Somalia to rescue those two hostages.
They were from from the Navy SEALs.
Wit but fifty 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 -- -- this was actually on the ground there in that it in country.
We know with the Navy SEALs reports it was team seal six.
Where the hostages the former hostages now Jennifer.
Well what we know is that the that the raid was launched from.
Camp LaMont DA in Djibouti that is -- That is where most of the drone flights over the Horn of Africa and and Yemen are flown out of we understand that the hostages were taken there.
And are still on the ground there President Obama spoke last night to.
Jessica Buchanan's father we have a picture that was released by the White House but those that seal team as well as the hostages.
Flew to Djibouti after they freed the hostages and killed those nine.
Somali captors -- Jennifer thank you it is breaking news this morning when you get more come on back thinks the public.
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