Skip to comments.Osama Bin Laden is not in Pakistan he is dead says Taliban leader
Posted on 05/26/2008 6:50:37 PM PDT by melt
A top Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud has rejected reports that al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden, and other leaders are hiding in his region.
"The al-Qaeda leader, Osama Bin Laden is dead, and the Afghan Taliban leader, Mullah Omar, are not in our territory," he said in an interview broadcast by a satellite television network.
Funeral prayers have been said for Osama bin Laden over the years with one reported by a Pakistani news organisation, and another in an Egyptian newspaper as far back as December 2001.
This report quoted an official of the Taliban saying that he had suffered serious complications in the lungs and died a natural and quiet death.
The news has been reported that he died of heart and kidney disorders. Americans and Pakistani leaders have suggested that he was one, killed in the US bombing of Afghanistan, died of illness later, or just died.
The pro-Taliban leader who is based in Pakistan's tribal area of South Waziristan denied hosting the Saudi leader in local villages, as US intelligence officials suspect.
Mehsud also rejected claims by the government in Islamabad that he was responsible for the assassination in December of Pakistan People's Party leader, Benazir Bhutto. "It wasn't us who killed Bhutto," he said.
He was quoted saying that the ex Prime minister was murdered because of the reason her leak to the media.
Benazir Bhutto had said Osama Bin Laden was murdered live on a British televevision interview with David Frost of the BBC on 2nd November 2007 has Benazir Bhutto mentioning that Osama Bin Laden was murdered 2 minutes into the video.
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Osama bin Laden is Already Dead (In Depth Opinion Piece)
I believe he died due to an onset of daisey cutter disease.:)
I believe that Osama died long ago, whether from hostile fire or natural causes.
Thanks. I hadn’t seen that 2001 post before.
....from time to time he has released recorded messages....I thought the Pentagon had done voice analysis and confirmed it was definately him.
I’ve thought this for years. The man is too much of an egomaniac not to get his voice and picture out there on a regular basis.
Osama death reports are getting like Live Elvis and JFK sitings.
Oh, a Taliban Leader said that? Issue closed then! :o)
Now we can be sure he is alive.
Send us his head. Or else.
I’d like to see a body, or at least some DNA.
Until then, keep hunting them down and killing them!
And then even afterwards!
Heck, he's even been spotted running for President...
easy to hide when you are dead
The one thing that everyone misses is that Islam is a religion of symbolism and esotericism. It seems likely to me that when his followers speak of him being “alive”, they mean that he lives through the movement, not that he lives physically.
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