Tonight I can announce to Americans that EE UU has led a military operation, killing Osama bin Laden. These words of Obama put end to almost a decade of search and seizure. The leader of Al-Qaeda died, according to the official version, shot in the head and another shot by an American special commando chest. His corpse was thrown into the sea, according to various versions to prevent the burial of the terrorist became a place of pilgrimage. Bin Laden took refuge in a mansion fortified in the Pakistani town of Abottabad, to the North of the country, and 55 kilometers from the capital, Islamabad. Al Qaeda it didn’t confirm his death.
Bush, in a statement broadcast after knowing the news, said that the struggle against terror continues, but United States has sent a clear message: no matter how much later, Justice will be served. A recent book published by Michael Scheuer, exresponsable of the anti-terrorism unit of the CIA, says that Bin Laden had ceased already constancy among their relatives that they did not expect to live long enough to see his work finished, and ventured that the war of Al-Qaeda would last for decades. Perpetrators Bin Laden was the mastermind of the 11-S, but up to 19 men were the perpetrators of the attacks. In each of the four used aircraft as weapons had five hijackers, except in the United Airlines Flight 93 (not reached your goal, possibly the Capitol, and fell in Pennsylvania), which was attended by four captors. Fifteen of them were from Saudi Arabia, two of the United Arab Emirates, one from Lebanon and another from Egypt. East last, Mohamed Atta, was one of the leaders of the command along with Marwan al – Shehhi, Ziad Jarrah and Hani Hanjour.
Most had university studies, they were from wealthy families and some had knowledge of pilotage. Since the terrorist attacks occurred, the FBI identified them almost instantly as the perpetrators of the attack. Nor tried to hide their names previously because they used their passports and credit cards in your stay in EE UU. There are also eight members of Al-Qaida who were not involved in the 11-S for various reasons (for example, one did not enter the country). It is thought that his objective was to hijack a fifth plane and crash it into the White House. Source of the news: almost ten years of search and capture of the enemy number one of EE UU: Osama bin Laden