Al-Qaeda leader Bin Laden ‘dead’
Al-Qaeda founder and leader Osama Bin Laden is dead, according to US officials.
The US is in possession of Bin Laden’s body, the reports say. President Barack Obama is due to make a statement shortly.
Bin Laden is top of the US most wanted list.
He is accused of being behind a number of atrocities, including the attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001.
The Al-Qaeda leader was killed in a ground operation in a mansion outside Islamabad in an operation based on actionable US intelligence, CNN reported.
Crowds gathered outside the White House in Washington DC, chanting “USA, USA” after the news emerged.
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