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One year on: Osama bin Laden's death

The architect of the 9/11 terrorist attacks was killed by US Navy SEALs in the early hours of 2 May 2011 – here, we take a look back at the events that unfolded in the wake of his death.

AL-QAEDA LEADER Osama bin Laden was killed in a US operation in Pakistan one year ago tomorrow, 2 May, in a move that concluded a ten-year search for the man named as the architect of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

News of Bin Laden’s death hit the headlines across the world and provoked various reactions – from anger within Islamic fundamentalist groups to elation in the United States.

Here, we take a look back at the events that unfolded in the wake of Bin Laden’s killing…

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