Bin Laden Killed in Pakistan by US Forces
On Sunday, US President Barack Obama announced that US forces had killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. For nearly a decade, the US had been pursuing the al-Qaeda leader, whose followers perpetrated the September 11, 2001, attacks that killed some 3,000 people. Many believed he was hiding in the mountainous region along the Afghan-Pakistan border, but he was ultimately found living in a million-dollar compound not far from Pakistan’s capital. World leaders and security experts fear that bin Laden’s death could prompt retaliatory actions and are urging renewed vigilance against attacks. More… Discuss
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