Pakistani Doctor Gets 33 Years

    A Pakistani man leans against a wall bearing the graffiti 'Osama bin Town' near the hideout house of slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden following his death by US Special Forces in a ground operation in Abbottabad May 6, 2011. Pakistan's military demanded the US reduce its troop presence in the country to a "minimum" as the fallout from the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden intensified. After days of questions in Washington over how bin Laden could find shelter in the town of Abbottabad, army chief of staff General Ashfar Kayani threatened to "review" cooperation with the US in the event of another similar raid. AFP PHOTO/AAMIR QURESHI (Photo credit should read AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images)

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    A Pakistani doctor who reportedly ran a fake vaccination campaign that helped the U.S. capture Osama bin Laden has been sentenced to at least 33 years in prison, a Pakistani local government official said Wednesday. The official said Shakil Afridi had been charged with treason. The vaccination campaign helped lead the CIA to bin Laden before U.S. forces killed him in a raid last year.

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