President Obama: Osama bin Laden Is Dead

Osama bin Laden

Washington, D.C.-(ENEWSPF)- President Obama reports: Osama bin Laden is dead.

“They killed Osama bin Laden, and took custody of his body,” President Barack Obama said late Sunday night of the United States forces who killed bin Laden.

From Reuters:

(Reuters) – Osama bin Laden is dead and his body has been recovered by U.S. authorities, U.S. officials said on Sunday.

President Barack Obama was to make the dramatic announcement shortly in a hastily called, late-night appearance at the White House.

It is a major accomplishment for Obama and his national security team. Obama’s predecessor, George W. Bush, had repeatedly vowed to bring to justice the mastermind of the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington, but never did before leaving office in early 2009.

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