Jubiliation at Ground Zero for bin Laden’s downfall
Incident took place in a compound in Pakistan:
Thousands flocked to Ground Zero to celebrate
the death of Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the devastating
September 11 attacks on New York nearly 10 years ago. New York’s
police chief Raymond Kelly called the death of bin Laden a “welcome
milestone” for the families of the 3,000 victims of the 2001 strikes
by Al-Qaeda. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he hoped bin Laden’s death
would bring “closure and comfort” to the September 11 families.
Israel hails death of Osama bin Laden
Israeli leaders Monday hailed the death of
Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden at the hands of US forces, with the
prime minister congratulating the United States on “a victory for
justice.” “The state of Israel joins together in the joy of the
American people after the liquidation of Bin Laden,” said a
statement from the Premier’s office.