Update: Latest report – Osama bin Laden’s body is currently kept at Bagram Airbase, just north of Kabul in Afghanistan.
In a statement, the US president Barack Obama has told that the US is in possession of the dead body of Osama bin Laden.
Osama bin Laden, believed to be the mastermind behind the September 11, 2001 terror attack in the US is killed in US operation in Pakistan. US President Barack Obama said in an address on Sunday that a small team of Americans killed bin Laden in a firefight on Sunday, May 1, 2011.
The former president, in office during the terror attack, George W. Bush has hailed t
he death of the most sought-after terrorist of all times.
The Sept. 11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington killed more than 3,000 people. Al-Qaida is also accused of carrying out 1998 bombings with 231 deaths in US embassies in Africa, 2000 USS Cole attack in Yeman, killing 17 American sailors and a number of other attacks.
WikiLeaks website couldn’t be opened in the US and Europe today. WikiLeaks official said that the site was under a forceful internet-based attack causing site to be inaccessible to the users in U.S. and Europe. A British newspaper, Dailymail, reports that the current attack is most likely coming from China. Earlier, it was reported that China has blocked the website within the country.
Various political leaders have wished to punish the 39 year-old founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange for releasing the confidential diplomatic documents.
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