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Pakistan deports Bin Ladenís family to Saudi Arabia
Reuters via Euronews ^ | Friday April 27, 2012 | Qasim Nauman

Posted on 04/27/2012 3:27:26 AM PDT by Olog-hai

The family of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed almost a year ago by American special forces in a military town in northwest Pakistan, left the country for Saudi Arabia early on Friday morning, the family lawyer told Reuters.

The move ends months of speculation about the fate of the three widows and 11 children, who were detained by Pakistani security forces after the May 2 raid.

“Yes, they’re being deported to Saudi Arabia,” said Aamir Khalil, the family lawyer. “It is a special flight.”

Once outside Pakistan, the family could reveal details about how the world’s most wanted man was able to hide there for years, possibly assisted by elements of the powerful Pakistani military and spy agency.

Any revelations about ties to bin Laden could embarrass Pakistan and anger Washington, which had been hunting bin Laden since the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States.

The plane took off at around 1:30 a.m. (2030 GMT) for Saudi Arabia, according to local TV channels. …

(Excerpt) Read more at euronews.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: binladen; deport; pakistan; saudiarabia

1 posted on 04/27/2012 3:27:31 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

intercept, grab them and interrogate them


2 posted on 04/27/2012 4:42:22 AM PDT by Cronos (**Marriage is about commitment, cohabitation is about convenience.**)
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To: Olog-hai

no more payee, no more stayee


3 posted on 04/27/2012 4:44:22 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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