Monday, May 2, 2011
President Obama Confirms Osama Bin Laden is Dead: ID Confirmed by DNA Te...
Osama Bin Laden is dead, President Obama announced Sunday night, in a televised address to the nation.
His death was the result of a U.S. operation launched today in Abbottabad, Pakistan, against a compound where bin Laden was believed to be hiding, according to U.S. intelligence.
After a firefight, a small team of American forces killed bin Laden and took possession of his body, the president said.
DNA testing confirmed that it was bin Laden, sources told ABC News.