"Justice has been done," President Barack Obama declared in a hastily called, late-night White House speech announcing the death of the elusive head of the militant Islamic group behind a series of deadly bombings across the world.
Bin Laden's death is highly symbolic but it was unclear whether it would mark a turning point in the worldwide war against a highly fractured network of militants, or end any sooner the battle against the Taliban in Afghanistan
A source familiar with the U.S. operation said bin Laden was shot in the head. His death was confirmed separately by officials in Pakistan.
Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed at a mansion outside the Pakistani capital Islamabad,on Sunday.
Osama Bin Laden has been killed by US Forces in a raid in the early Morning of May 1st, 2011 in Pakistan. His two wives and six children have been arrested. His body has already been buried at sea