Bin Laden’s Lifestyle: New Details Surface

BY Sumaira Latif  March 30, 2012 at 8:04 PM EDT

Abbottabad hideout of Osama bin Laden
Osama bin Laden and his youngest wife lived in this house in Pakistan until he was killed in a U.S. raid. Photo by Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images

title="Azaz Syed, reporter" alt="Azaz Syed, reporter"
class="homepage_blog_horizontal" />The NewsHour spoke to Pakistani
Dawn TV reporter Azaz Syed (pictured at right) about an internal Pakistani government report that revealed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden’s free movements in Pakistan since 2002.

Based on an interview with bin Laden’s youngest wife, Amal Ahmed Abdul Fateh, the report states that bin Laden was in Pakistan for nine years after the U.S. attack on Afghanistan’s Tora Bora region in 2002. Syed said bin Laden’s wife was not aware if the Pakistani government provided help to bin Laden because her religious beliefs prevented her from meeting other men.

Listen to Syed discuss new details about bin Laden’s life:

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