Monday, May 2, 2011
Osama Bin Laden Is Dead
Al-Qaeda founder and leader Osama Bin Laden is dead.Osama Bin Laden, the Al Qaeda terror boss who plotted and funded the 9/11 attacks, was killed in a 40-minute gun battle with U.S. troops, President Obama announced. “Justice has been done,” said the president in a dramatic late-night announcement at the White House. Bin Laden was shot in the head after he and his guards resisted an assault Sunday by a U.S. special operations team that raided his compound in Pakistan. His body was quickly buried at sea in accordance with Islamic custom, which requires a speedy burial.