Sky News "British sailors have freed five hostages who were held captive by Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean for three months."
'The Royal Navy's HMS Cornwall was alerted by a South Korean merchant vessel which had spotted a Somali boat acting suspiciously, the Ministry of Defence said.
'The naval boarding party found weapons including rocket-propelled grenades and three skiffs used to launch attacks on the pirates' vessel.
'HMS Cornwall arrived at the scene with a boarding team supported by a Lynx helicopter.
'Her commanding officer, Commander David Wilkinson, said: "Our presence in the area has had a hugely significant effect on the lives of five Yemeni fishermen, who have been freed from over three months of pirate captivity and can now return to their families."'