Osama bin Laden killing: CIA live tweets US military's raids on fifth anniversary

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Washington, May 2: The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) relived the military operation carried out by US Navy SEAL to kill Osama bin Laden on its fifth anniversary, media reported.

CIA decided to tweet the raid in Pakistan's Abbottabad as if it were happening today.

CIA live tweets on Laden raids

Osama bin Laden was killed by United States Navy Seal commandos on 2 May 2011 after a raid on his compound in Abbottabad.

CIA used the hashtag #UBLRaid to relive the "Operation Neptune Spear" that resulted into death of Osama bin Laden.

Bin Laden was the founder of al-Qaeda, the group that claimed responsibility for the September 11 attacks on the United States.

Read More: Pak was aware of US operation that killed Osama: US Journalist

Legendary US investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has recently claimed that Osama bin Laden was in Pakistan's detention for years and was killed after the country struck a deal with the US.

The US and Pakistan then struck a deal that the US would raid his compound but make it look as if Pakistan was unaware. Major US media outlets also rejected his claim as incorrect.

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