Osama bin Laden is dead! – 2nd May 2011
Almost a decade after the tragic events of September 11th 2001, the American administration has finally caught up with the alleged perpetrator, Osama bin Laden, who was top of the US Most Wanted List.
Bin Laden was killed by US forces in an operation in Pakistan, sparking amazing scenes of jubilant celebration outside the White House in Washington. Here’s how the news developed on Twitter:
Bin Laden was no longer in day-to-day command of Al-Queda and there are now fears of reprisal attacks following news of his death.