After receiving information regarding his possible whereabouts, President Barack Obama ordered an operation to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, the success of which was announced late Sunday night.
US President Barack Obama leaves after addressing the nation on TV from the East Room of the White House on May 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden has been killed. UPI/Brendan Smialowski/POOL
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