Obama announces bin Laden's death (6 images)

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.
Updated: May 2, 2011 at 12:17 AM
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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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US President Barack Obama stands after addressing the nation on TV from the East Room of the White House to make a televised statement May 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden has been killed. UPI/Brendan Smialowski/POOL
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US President Barack Obama stands after addressing the nation on TV from the East Room of the White House to make a televised statement May 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden has been killed. UPI/Brendan Smialowski/POOL
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US President Barack Obama stands after addressing the nation on TV from the East Room of the White House to make a televised statement May 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden has been killed. UPI/Brendan Smialowski/POOL
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U.S. President Barack Obama arrives through the Cross Hall to announce Al-qaida terror leader Osama bin Laden is dead in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 1, 2011. Brendan Smialowski/EPA
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U.S. President Barack Obama arrives through the Cross Hall to announce Al-qaida terror leader Osama bin Laden is dead in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on May 1, 2011. Brendan Smialowski/EPA
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