Closed captioning of: Pirates surrender to U.S. Navy after attacking Iranian fishermen
now to the high drama and the incredible story that took place on the
sailors set aside growing tensions with iran and made a daring rescue, saving 13 iranians from the clutches of pirates. our pentagon correspondent
has more on the
in this dramatic navy video, a team of american sailors closes in on the iranian boat to rescue those held hostage by pirates. viewed from the helicopter, 15
are seen on deck, hands high in the air in surrender to the americans. once on board the sailors get a hero's welcome. one iranian embraces his liberators. it took place in the
north arabian sea
near the strait of hormuz. ironically today's
was led by the aircraft carrier stenis. three days ago the
threatened to attack it. today there were no signs of animosity. these iranians showed nothing but gratitude to the american sailors, would be enemies who saved their lives.
, nbc news, the pentagon.