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Look Inside Osama Bin Laden’s Abbottabad Compound

Ahead of a Monday morning briefing about the operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the U.S. government released some graphics that shed new light on the compound where the most-wanted terrorist had been hiding for years.

Here’s an illustration of bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound (Click all photos for a larger view):

Here’s a side-by-side comparison of how the plot of land looked in 2004 vs. this year:

An aerial view from 2005 after construction began:

An aerial view from this year:

Here’s a ground-level view:

Find all the NewsHour coverage of bin Laden’s death here.

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