Death of Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden is killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in a raid led by US Navy SEALs. President Obama receives live updates in the White House Situation Room, and makes a Statement to the Nation at 11:35 p.m. Eastern Time.

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Monday, May 2, 2011
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President Obama praises those Americans who carried out the operation to kill Osama bin Laden, tells the families of the victims of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks that they have never been forgotten, and calls on Americans to remember the unity of that tragic day.

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Death of Osama bin Laden