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Monday, May 2, 2011

Bin Laden’s Death Reverberates In Pakistan

Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam rally to condemn the killing of Osama bin Laden in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday. (AP)

Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam rally to condemn the killing of Osama bin Laden in Quetta, Pakistan on Monday. (AP)

We speak with the BBC’s Shoab Hassan, from Islamabad, Pakistan to hear how Osama bin Laden’s death is being seen there.


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  • Dan U

    I don’t think we should be cheering at anyones death. Celebrating makes us no better than them. That being said, I think the world is better off without this guy. It would have been nice if they could have made him stand trial for his crimes.

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