Learning of bin Laden’s death

From Ground Zero to Afghanistan, the news of Osama bin Laden's death was received Monday.
U.S. service members at the USO at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, watch President Obama's televised announcement on Monday (Sunday night in Washington, D.C.) announcing the death of Osama bin Laden. Photo: Staff Sgt. Stephen Schester

Reaction in Afghanistan 

U.S. service members at the USO at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, watch President Obama's televised announcement on Monday (Sunday night in Washington, D.C.) announcing the death of Osama bin Laden. Photo: Staff Sgt. Stephen Schester

The U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets conducted an impromptu gathering at West Point following the announcement by President Barack Obama confirming bin Laden's death. Photo: Cadet Matt Bunker/Howitzer

Reaction at West Point 

The U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets conducted an impromptu gathering at West Point following the announcement by President Barack Obama confirming bin Laden's death. Photo: Cadet Matt Bunker/Howitzer

Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam rally in Quetta Monday to condemn the killing of bin Laden. Photo: AP/Arshad Butt

Reaction in Pakistan 

Supporters of Pakistani religious party Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam rally in Quetta Monday to condemn the killing of bin Laden. Photo: AP/Arshad Butt

Dionne Layne, facing camera, hugs Mary Power on Monday. At left is the rising tower, 1 World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan

Reaction at Ground Zero 

Dionne Layne, facing camera, hugs Mary Power on Monday. At left is the rising tower, 1 World Trade Center, also known as the Freedom Tower. Photo: AP/Mark Lennihan

Security was heightened at Grance Central Station in New York City Monday in response to the announcement of bin Laden's death. Photo: AP/Stephen Chernin

Reaction in New York City 

Security was heightened at Grance Central Station in New York City Monday in response to the announcement of bin Laden's death. Photo: AP/Stephen Chernin

At a restaurant in Kabul, Afghan men watch television coverage of bin Laden's death on Monday. Photo: AP/Musadeq Sadeq

Reaction in Afghanistan 

At a restaurant in Kabul, Afghan men watch television coverage of bin Laden's death on Monday. Photo: AP/Musadeq Sadeq

People celebrated outside the White House until the early hours Monday. Photo: Chris Gordon

Reaction in Washington, D.C. 

People celebrated outside the White House until the early hours Monday. Photo: Chris Gordon

Moments after the news of the death of Osama bin Laden Sunday night, crowds started to gather outside of the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo: Chris Gordon

Reaction in Washington, D.C. 

Moments after the news of the death of Osama bin Laden Sunday night, crowds started to gather outside of the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo: Chris Gordon

A worker cleans the floor of a shop as TV channels report the killing of Osama bin Laden in Mumbai on Monday. Photo: AP/Rafiq Maqbool

Reaction in India 

A worker cleans the floor of a shop as TV channels report the killing of Osama bin Laden in Mumbai on Monday. Photo: AP/Rafiq Maqbool

A flag reading "Bin Laden is Dead!" is placed Monday at the temporary memorial to those who died Sept. 11, 2001, on United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., with the crash site and permanent memorial construction visible in the background. Photo: AP/Gene J. Puskar

Reaction in Pennsylvania 

A flag reading "Bin Laden is Dead!" is placed Monday at the temporary memorial to those who died Sept. 11, 2001, on United Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., with the crash site and permanent memorial construction visible in the background. Photo: AP/Gene J. Puskar

New York newspapers report the death of Osama bin Laden. This was $7 worth of newspapers. Photo: Dan Nguyen

Reaction in New York City 

New York newspapers report the death of Osama bin Laden. This was $7 worth of newspapers. Photo: Dan Nguyen

 
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  • TRUE SOUNDS OF LIBERTY

    IF WE CAN SEE THIS WE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SEE OSAMA’S BODY.as the leader of Al Queda they slaughtered and killed thousands of innocent woman men and children. I beileve censorship isn’t nessicary; due to his actions.Image and video hosting by TinyPic

  • TRUE SOUNDS OF LIBERTY

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