World reacts to death of Osama bin Laden

Americans celebrate, Pakistanis hope news will spell an end to violence in their country.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 2, 2011 11:14
Americans celebrate news of bin Laden's death

Bin Laden celebration 311. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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An impromptu celebration erupted Sunday night at the White House upon word that Osama Bin Laden was killed.




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US President Barack Obama announced that bin Laden's capture came after years of painstaking intelligence work.




The al Qaida leader was killed after a US led special forces team raided a mansion outside Islamabad.




Local TV stations in Pakistan have been airing coverage of the announcement.




Residents hope his death means an end to violence.


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