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BREAKING NEWS: Osama bin Laden DEAD - Photos & Video Added

This may not pertain to the world of horror but anytime news this pertinent breaks we will always keep you updated.

Osama bin Laden killed in an attack led by U.S. military.

UPDATED: Predent Obama speaks about the death to the nation:

Please continue to stay tuned for more updates and feel free to add any updates you may find out.
Horror Domain - Cursed Evil Overlord Monday 5/02/2011 at 02:42 AM | 75356
Predent Obama's Press Announcement: Bin Laden is Dead... D-E-A-D...DEAD!

Cinezombi Monday 5/02/2011 at 02:50 AM | 75360
The cynic in me wants to see his body riddled with holes before I buy it.
BloodAndRibbons Monday 5/02/2011 at 03:01 AM | 75364
Justice has finally prevailed! Lets not forget all those that were slaughtered and that pain we all felt on Sept. 11th.
Shakelford, J. Rusty Monday 5/02/2011 at 03:08 AM | 75365
F I N A L L Y!!

TheShape1188 Monday 5/02/2011 at 03:12 AM | 75366
First Hitler, then Lord Voldemort and now Bin Ladin?

All died May 1st?

Bad guys let this be a warning, stay in and lock your doors when this date comes rolling around.
DaShape Monday 5/02/2011 at 03:13 AM | 75367
indygogo Monday 5/02/2011 at 03:16 AM | 75368
Disturbed_voices Monday 5/02/2011 at 03:19 AM | 75369
Osama is dead, be prepared America for anything… I promote zero fear, just reality, that if we did take out the King of Jihad there will be a lot of backlash against us for it. Be opened eyed and open eared…

Good job brothers/sters in the Forces….Stay safe!!
BIGKen Monday 5/02/2011 at 03:24 AM | 75370
Great news! Here is a picture I found of people currently at the White House lawn celebrating as the news trickles in. Not to make light of the tuation but is anyone worried about....ZOMBIE BIN LADEN?

Dunge44 Monday 5/02/2011 at 03:44 AM | 75371
More interesting news coming out of Washington. Apparently Osama bin Laden was NOT living in a cave in horrible conditions like much of the world thought but 35 miles from Islamabad in Pakistan.According to reports where the US troops raided and killed "Bin Laden was living in a manon, a large compound in a relatively wealthy part of Pakistan. That it's a surprise, as we all thought he was living in a tents and caves off in the mountains."

Senior White House officials said early Monday that the trail that led to Osama bin Laden began before 9/11, before the terror attacks that brought bin Laden to prominence. The trail warmed up last fall, when it discovered an elaborate compound in Pakistan.

"From the time that we first recognized bin Laden as a threat, the U.S. gathered information on people in bin Laden's circle, including his personal couriers," a senior official in the Obama administration said in a background briefing from the White House.

After the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, "detainees gave us information on couriers. One courier in particular had our constant attention. Detainees gave us his nom de guerre, his pseudonym, and also identified this man as one of the few couriers trusted by bin Laden."

In 2007, the U.S. learned the man's name.

In 2009, "we identified areas in Pakistan where the courier and his brother operated. They were very careful, reinforcing belief we were on the right track."

In August 2010, "we found their home in Abbatabad," in an isolated area.

"When we saw the compound, we were shocked by what we saw: an extraordinarily unique compound."

The plot of land was roughly eight times larger than the other homes in the area. It was built in 2005 on the outskirts of town, but now some other homes are nearby.

"Phycal security is extraordinary: 12 to 16 foot walls, walled areas, restricted access by two security gates." The redents burn their trash, unlike their neighbors. There are windows facing the road. One part of the compound has its own seven-foot privacy wall.

And unusual for a multi-million-dollar home: It has no telephone or Internet service.

This home, U.S. intelligence analysts concluded, was "custom built to hide someone of gnificance."

Bedes the two brothers, the U.S. "soon learned that a third family lived there, whose ze and makeup of family we believed to match those we believed would be with bin Laden. Our best information was that bin Laden was there with his youngest wife."

There was no proof, but everything seemed to fit: the security, the background of the couriers, the degn of the compound.

"Our analysts looked at this from every angle. No other candidate fit the bill as well as bin Laden did," an official said.

"The bottom line of our collection and analys was that we had high confidence that the compound held a high-value terrorist target. There was a strong probability that it was bin Laden."

This information was shared "with no other country," an official said. "Only a very small group of people inde our own government knew of this operation in advance."

The raid The operation went smoothly except for a mechanical problem

with a U.S. helicopter, which was lost, the senior officials said. No U.S. personnel died. All were able to leave on other helicopters. the officials would not name the type of helicopter or say how many U.S. personnel were involved.

"Ths operation was a surgical raid by a small team degned to minimize collateral damage. Our team was on the compound for under 40 minutes and did not encounter any local authorities."

Bin Laden himself participated in the firefight, the officials suggested.

"Bin laden was killed in a firefight as our operators came onto the compound," an official said.

Did he fire, a reporter asked.

"He did rest the assault force, and he was killed in a firefight," an official said.

Four adult males were killed: bin Laden, his son, and the two couriers.

"One woman killed when used as a shield," and other women were injured, the officials said. The women's names were not given; it's not clear whether bin Laden's wife was among them.

Handling bin Laden's body Officials said they will take care with bin Laden's body.

"We are assuring it is handled in accordance with Islamic practice and tradition," an official said. "We take this very seriously. This is being handled in an appropriate manner."

The officials also said they expect attacks from bin Laden's loyalists who may step up the timing of attacks.

"In the wake of this operation, there may be a heightened threat to the U.S. homeland. The U.S. is taking every posble precaution." The State Department has sent advisories to embases worldwide and has issued a travel ban for Pakistan.

"Although al-Qaeda will not fragment immediately," an official said, "the death of bin Laden puts al-Qaeda on a path of decline that will be difficult to reverse."

More news:

Osama bin Laden was killed in a helicopter raid on a manon in an area north of the Pakistani capital, U.S. and Pakistani officials said Monday.

Four helicopters launched the attack in the Bilal area of Abbottabad, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of Islamabad, said a Pakistani intelligence official. One of the helicopters crashed after it apparently was hit by fire from the ground, the official said. He gave no word on casualties.

He said the helicopters took off from a Pakistani air base in the north of the country.

Below is the area and areal view of the compound surrounded by a suburbia type part of the country:

Horror Domain - Cursed Evil Overlord Monday 5/02/2011 at 04:12 AM | 75373
Excluve first pic of bin Laden's compound burning:
Horror Domain - Cursed Evil Overlord Monday 5/02/2011 at 04:26 AM | 75375
I bet somehow, someway Arnold Swartzenager was involved in taking the final shot!!! Got gettum' Arnie!

Shakelford, J. Rusty Monday 5/02/2011 at 04:33 AM | 75376
WARNING THIS IS AN EXTREMELY GRAPHIC PHOTO: This was taken excluvely from Al Jazeera televion which is an Islamic based news station which appears to be a photo of bin Laden's dead corpse. Reports of this photo being real are not determined but we will post it as many news tes have said that while not completely confirmed it does appear to be authentic. Again this is very graphic and we will post a button you will have to hit to view the photo if you choose.
Horror Domain - Cursed Evil Overlord Monday 5/02/2011 at 06:12 AM | 75377
Osama is dead, be prepared America for anything… I promote zero fear, just reality, that if we did take out the King of Jihad there will be a lot of backlash against us for it. Be opened eyed and open eared…

Good job brothers/sters in the Forces….Stay safe

This was my IMMEDIATE thought. I'm glad someone else realizes that while this is amazing news, we should still be on our highest alert.

As far as the victims of 9/11 go, I hope today they wake up with the feeling of some sense of justice and peace.
BloodAndRibbons Monday 5/02/2011 at 10:54 AM | 75380
Horror Domain - Cursed Evil Overlord Monday 5/02/2011 at 01:40 PM | 75382
Tons of pictures from last nights raid including bin Laden's bed, compound, aftermath, troops, and a whole lot more. Over 700 pics that can be quickly arrowed through.

Horror Domain - Cursed Evil Overlord Monday 5/02/2011 at 02:58 PM | 75384
I'm so pleased that he's dead!

It's great revenge for the 3000+ that have died due to him!!
cat Monday 5/02/2011 at 04:00 PM | 75386
Let me preface this with MY OPINION. I REPEAT ONLY MY OPINION. Then I'll get to my question.

When I heard Osama had been killed, did I go out and party? No, but that was mainly because I was already in my pajamas.

Do I think he deserved to die? ABSOLUTELY. Do I think that this will magically end the war? Of course not, I'm not stupid. I do believe this was the only resolution that was really attainable in this tuation. He wasn't going to have a trial...come the fuck on.

And even if he'd had one, it would have ended in an execution.

So wtf is the damn difference? I hope his death can bring some closure to those personally affected by 9/11. No one deserves justice and peace more than his victims, not just from 9/11 but his terrorism ALL OVER THE WORLD. I'm glad he's dead, and to quote Jon Stewart, who worded my sentiments PERFECTLY

"Yes America will probably see more attacks as a result, but you know who won't see it, Bin Laden, because we shot his eyes out and now he LIVES IN A PINEAPPLE UNDER THE SEA!"

OK so I belong to a chat forum, not at all related to horror, and I'm reading a lot of comments to the effect of:

"I don't agree with what Osama Bin Laden DID but I won't be happy that he was killed.

He was a human too and we shouldn't ever be happy when other humans are killed. US forces should have taken him alive"

Also this is recurring as well:

"Videos of Americans celebrating Osama's death are no better or different than videos of people celebrating America's attacks by nging and burning flags in the streets of the Middle East."

nce I feel comfortable here, I HAVE to know, is this was most people think?

I mean am I really the only one morally bankrupt looking? He was evil, and I believe evil must be eradicated.

I didn't make him evil, he did that on his own, we only helped shuffle him loose the mortal coil a bit.

I gotta know, what do you all think??
BloodAndRibbons Wednesday 5/04/2011 at 12:11 AM | 75484
Great news! Here is a picture I found of people currently at the White House lawn celebrating as the news trickles in. Not to make light of the tuation but is anyone worried about....ZOMBIE BIN LADEN?


I dunno...can he swim?
BloodAndRibbons Wednesday 5/04/2011 at 12:16 AM | 75485