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Osama bin Laden had an AK-47 and a pistol in his room and did not surrender when US Navy Seals raided his lair

Osama bin Laden had an AK-47 and a pistol in his room and did not surrender when US Navy Seals raided his lair

In this 1998 file photo, Osama bin Laden speaks to a selected group of reporters in the mountains of Helmand province in Afghanistan. The Al-Qaeda leader did not surrender and was killed by US Navy Seals who raided his lair, a US defence official said. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON - US NAVY Seals who led a raid on Osama bin Laden's compound found an AK-47 and a pistol in his room, a US official told AFP on Thursday, offering more details about the operation. 'He had weapons in his room, more than one,' said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. 'He was not compliant. He did not surrender,' the official said. Divulging more details of the raid after conflicting accounts from the White House, the official said the US commandos encountered only one man who was armed at the compound - Osama's courier - who fired the only shots near the start of the nearly 40-minute ope...

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