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Obama: US forces kill Osama Bin Laden

President Obama announced Sunday night that US forces had killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden at a location in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and taken possession of his remains.

He said a small team of US Special Forces had successfully attacked Bin Laden's compound in the town, which is close to Islamabad.

Referring to the Al-Qaeda attacks on the United States in September 11, 2001, President Obama said justice had been served, and vowed to continue the fight against the group and its affiliates.

See the official transcript of President Obama's speech here.

Also, see CNN's report here and BBC’s obituary here