More details have been revealed about the death of terrorist mass-murderer Osama bin Laden. The US government has confirmed that bin Laden was buried at sea in the Indian Ocean in order to prevent his grave becoming a monument for terrorists.
Bin Laden’s compound was very close to the Pakistani equivalent of West Point, and was near Kakul Road, one of the major thoroughfares in the town of Abbotabad, Pakistan. This was allegedly the site of bin Laden’s compound:
The house was built five years ago, and appears to have been specially built for bin Laden. It was known to be owned by members of a Waziristani family. Waziristan is the area of Pakistan along the Afghan-Pakistan border where it was commonly believed Osama bin Laden had been hiding after the fall of the Taliban in December 2001.
The raid that led to bin Laden’s death was unknowingly live-tweeted by a resident of Abbottabad.
Jennifer Rubin has more details on how Gitmo detainees helped the US find bin Laden. It was through intelligence from detainees that we learned of the trusted courier that ultimately led us to bin Laden’s Abbotabad compound.
UPDATE: The picture above is not bin Laden’s compound after all. The military has released details about the compound, which is substantially to the south of the location posted above, in a slightly more isolated area of Abbotabad.