Report: Pakistan Oblivious to Bin Laden

    May 02, 2011 - Abbottabad, Pakistan - The House where Bin Laden was killed on May 1, 2011. The Pakistani police prevents media from entering the compound. Hundreds of curious residents gathered outside Bin Laden's bullet-ridden Pakistani villa compound on for an up-close look of the terror chief's final hideout. Bin Laden's sprawling fortress had been closely guarded by members of his Al Qaeda crew for the past six years he is believed to have lived there. (Credit Image: © Ton Koene/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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    After a year and a half of investigations by an independent commission in Pakistan, the group has concluded that no one in the town where Osama bin Laden was hiding knew he was living there. It also reveals that the al Qaeda leader was too afraid to step outside into his own courtyard after a local girl recognized him. Bin Laden was killed by the U.S. in a town 30 minutes from Pakistan's capital, which was a huge scandal for the government. A senior government official isn't as impressed with the findings, saying, “At the end of the day it really doesn't tell us much more than we already knew.”

    Read it at The Daily Telegraph