May 2, 2011

Osama Bin Laden dead, Obama says justice is done

Al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday in a very firefight with US forces deep within Pakistan, President Barack Obama said, declaring "justice has been done" a decade when the September eleven attacks.

The death of the reviled US enemy sparked jubilation across the us, with an enormous crowd gathering outside the White House simply before midnight, chanting "USA, USA" as Obama created a dramatic nationwide address to Americans.

"Tonight, I will report back to the yankee individuals and to the planet that the us has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of Al-Qaeda, and a terrorist who's liable for the murder of thousands of innocent men, girls and kids," Obama said.

Obama said within the historic address from the White House that he had directed the US military to launch an attack against a compound in Pakistan on Sunday working on a lead that initial emerged last August.
"A little team of usa citizens disbursed the operation with extraordinary courage and capability. No Americans were harmed. They took care to avoid civilian casualties.
"After a firefight, they killed Osama bin laden and took custody of his body."
"Justice has been done."
Pakistani intelligence officers additionally confirmed bin Laden's death.
"Yes I will ensure that he was killed in a very highly sensitive intelligence operation," the official told AFP on condition of anonymity.
The official said he was unable to right away ensure where, how or when bin Laden was killed.
Asked whether or not Pakistani intelligence participated within the operation he said only: "It was a highly sensitive intelligence operation."
US military are searching the Saudi terror kingpin for years, a shot that was redoubled following the attacks by hijacked airliners on the planet Trade Center in ny and also the Pentagon that killed three,000 individuals in 2001.

But bin Laden continually managed to evade US military and a huge manhunt, and was most frequently thought to be hiding out in Pakistan and Afghanistan border areas.
The death of bin Laden can raise huge questions about the long run form of Al-Qaeda and even have steep implications for US security and foreign policy ten years into a worldwide anti-terror campaign.
It can additionally provoke fears that the us and its allies will face retaliation from supporters of bin Laden and alternative Islamic extremist teams.

The death of bin Laden will solid a brand new complexion on the increasingly unpopular war in Afghanistan, where 100,000 troops are still within the country battling the Taliban and Al Qaeda when a decade of war.
Former president George W. Bush initial said he wished bin Laden "dead or alive" within the weeks when the September eleven attacks.
But bin Laden frequently taunted Bush, and when he took workplace in 2009, Obama, with taped messages.
Bin Laden was high of America's preferred list, and was blamed by Washington for masterminding a string of alternative attacks, as well as the attacks on US embassies in Kenya and Africa in 1998.
Chants of "USA, USA" rang out from an enormous and quickly building crowd outside the White House because the news of bin Laden's death sent a electrical charge through Washington.
People cheered waved the US flag and sang the US national anthem.

Despite the last decade that has elapsed since the September eleven attacks, the event, one in all the foremost traumatic in US history, still stirs raw emotions, and his demise are going to be celebrated across the us.
In the Upstream restaurant within the previous market space of Omaha, Nebraska, homeowners switched TV channels from the evening's sports games as news of Laden's death trickled in.
Patrons cheered and known as friends to inform them of the news.
"We are about to be ready to keep in mind sitting here, you're about to keep in mind where you where," said Vaughn Wickham from Spirit Lake, Iowa.

The US dollar rose against the euro and also the yen when it emerged that Obama would announce the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, nearly ten years when the September eleven attacks.
The dollar rose against the euro, that fetched one.4764 bucks from one.4864 in earlier trade. The dollar was at eighty one.66 yen from eighty one.19 earlier.

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