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US Navy SEALs in Somalia rescue also killed Osama

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 00:58

Washington: A US official says the Navy SEAL team that rescued two hostages in Somalia was the same unit that killed Osama bin Laden.
SEAL Team Six parachuted into Somalia under cover of darkness Wednesday and rescued an American woman and a Danish man from an outdoor camp where they were being held by Somali pirates, the official said.

The same team executed the mission last May in which al Qaeda leader bin Laden was killed.

The US official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the top secret operation.

Bureau Report

First Published: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 21:58
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