South Korean special forces came to the aid of 21 crew members aboard a South Korean freighter!

They stormed the ship, rescued all 21 on board, killed 8 pirates and captured 5!

The military operation came a week after Somali pirates seized the South Korean freighter and held hostage eight South Koreans, two Indonesians and 11 citizens from Myanmar.

Even the president of South Korea stated that those things won't be tolerated.

"We will not tolerate any behavior that threatens the lives and safety of our people in the future," South Korean President Lee Myung-bak said in a brief televised statement.

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