Pakistan military says US cheated it over Osama bin Laden raid in Abbottabad

Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed by US Navy Seals in 2011 in Pakistan's Abbottabad.

Published: 04th September 2019 11:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th September 2019 09:56 AM   |  A+A-

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Pakistan's army spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor | AP

By PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's military on Wednesday accused the US of cheating the country by not taking it into confidence over a raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad in 2011.

Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Pakistan's intelligence cooperation with the US helped it track down late al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.

"Pakistan traced a telephone call and shared details with America," he said, adding that the call led to the killing of bin Laden.

He said the US refused to take Pakistan into confidence at the time of operation.

Ghafoor said US in a way "cheated Pakistan" on the issue when it took action without informing it.

Bin Laden was killed by US Navy Seals in 2011 in Pakistan's Abbottabad.

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  • BIBHAS DEBNATH

    Is it true? Actually it was hidden by pak govt. It kept USA in the dark about OBL. A double cross
    4 months ago reply
  • Danesh

    Ffffx16 aircraft’s free 100 units with lifetime service and $25 billion and an apology from Donald
    4 months ago reply
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