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Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan (12 images)

After years of searching with the assumption that bin Laden was on the run in the barren mountains along Afghanistan and Pakistan, U.S. Special Forces found him in a million dollar compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, where he had allegedly been staying comfortably for months.
Pakistanis mill around the front entrance of the million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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The backside of the million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding is shown in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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Pakistanis soldiers walk near the backside of the million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding is shown surrounded by hills in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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The backside of the million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding is shown surrounded by hills in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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Pakistanis look at the million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding is shown surrounded by hills in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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The backside of the million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding is shown surrounded by hills in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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Pakistani security forces direct citizens from the front entrance of the million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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