CIA In Trouble Over Weird Way They Celebrated Bin Laden’s Killing

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Today marks the fifth anniversary of the death of terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden. 

Back on May 2 2011, a compound in Pakistan which belonged to the founder of Al-Qaeda was raided by members of the United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group and CIA operators on the orders of U.S. President Barack Obama, where Bin Laden was found and shot dead.

Though little has been said about the anniversary of his death, one service most certainly did not want his death to go unnoticed, and they’re in a little bit of hot water over it, reports the Independent.

Enter the CIA who decided to live blog the capture and killing of Osama Bin Laden via Twitter, as if it were happening again in real time:

So let’s start at the beginning when Osama’s execution is approved:

Then helicopters depart and descend: 

Obama and other senior officials watch in angst:

Within nine minutes, the main target and the world’s most wanted man, Osama Bin Laden, the terrorist mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, is found and killed:

But the mission isn’t fully over:

Obama is informed: 

Then they set off:

And, finally, Obama is told that the suspect captured and killed is almost certainly Osama Bin Laden:

So that was that.

However, some Twitter users aren’t in the least bit happy about the CIA’s controversial decision:

Let us know what you think about their decision below:


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