Thursday, May 5, 2011

Neighbors Didn't See bin Laden Off Compound

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Osama bin Laden's neighbors in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad say the al Qaeda leader didn't show his face outside of his walled compound, and those he lived with were polite but standoffish when they ventured into view.

A local revenue official in Abbottabad, who's responsible for land records, confirmed that the property was in the name of "Arshad Khan," who purchased the plot in 2005. That was a pseudonym used by bin Laden's courier, who inadvertently led the U.S. to Abbottabad, according to U.S. officials. He and his brother were Pakistani citizens, but also Pashtuns born in Kuwait. They ...

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