Bin Laden killed in mansion outside Islamabad

13:32, May 02, 2011      

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Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. military assets in a mansion outside the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, CNN reported Sunday night.

U.S. media said bin Laden is dead, and President Barack Obama is to make a statement shortly.

Media reports indicated U.S. authorities now have the body of bin Laden, and confirms his death. Obama is to make a highly unusual statement about the issue.

Source: Xinhua
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