Tuesday, May 3, 2011

White House: Osama Bin Laden not armed when killed.

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The White House says Osama bin Laden was not armed when a US Navy SEAL raiding party confronted him during an assault on his compound in Pakistan.

White House press secretary Jay Carney acknowledged that bin Laden did not have a weapon even though administration officials have said that bin Laden resisted during the raid.

Carney said resistance does not require a firearm.

Bin Laden was shot in the head and in the chest during the encounter. Carney said that a woman in the room with bin Laden confronted the US forces and was shot but not killed.

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