As everyone in the world should know by now … Osama Bin Laden is DEAD!
The creator and leader of the Al Qaeda terrorist movement was killed by U.S. troops yesterday at his “super secret” hide-out in Pakistan in an operation so secret that only a select handful of U.S. officials knew about it. And in keeping with strict Islamic traditions, his body was buried (at sea) within 24 hours of his death.
The Al Qaeda leader’s body was positively identified via autopsy and DNA tests, which claim a 99.9% certainty that the remains were that of Osama Bin Laden.
Early Sunday morning, U.S. troops stormed into the 9/11 mastermind’s bedroom, located in a fortified compound in the Pakistani city of Abbottobad, near Islamabad. According to multiple reports, the terrorist leader was shot in the face after he refused to surrender. Obama officially announced that Osama Bin Laden was dead late Sunday night.
“Tonight I can report to the American people and the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden,” Obama said during a brief press conference at the Whtie House. “Justice has been done,” he added.
“After a fire fight, they killed Osama bin Laden and took custody of his body,” the president continued. “No Americans were harmed. They took care to avoid civilian casualties.”
“Americans understand the costs of war,” Obama said toward the end of his remarks. “Yet as a country, we will never tolerate our security being threatened, nor stand idly by when our people have been killed. We will be relentless in defense of our citizens and our friends and allies.”
U.S. government officials are reportedly considering showing photos of bin Laden’s body to prove to the world that he is, in fact, as dead as they claim.