Timeline The life of Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden, the world’s most wanted terrorist, was killed in Pakistan as the result of a U.S. military operation, President Obama announced to the nation Sunday night. Bin Laden’s money and preaching inspired the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed just under 3,000 people in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, and forever ripped a hole in America’s feeling of security in the world.

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Credits: Megan Garvey, Maloy Moore, Soo Oh, Ben Welsh, TimelineSetter