Hostages rescued after three years

Hostages rescued after three years [VIDEO], A crew of 22 sailors held for almost three years by Somali pirates have been freed after a two-week-long siege by maritime police.

Garowe Online reported the hostages were freed after a two-week standoff between the pirates holding the Panama-flagged cargo ship MV Iceberg 1 off the coast of Puntland's Mudug region.

The rescued crew were from the Philippines, India, Yemen, Sudan, Ghana and Pakistan. Go here for more and video.