Osama Bin Laden Was NOT Murdered By SEAL Team 6
"No, no, don’t do this!” she shouted as her husband reached across the king-size bed for his AK-47 assault rifle.”
By Dell Hill
US NAVY Seals have
revealed for the first time that they killed Osama Bin Laden within 90
seconds of entering his fortress-like home in Pakistan.
men who killed the al-Qaeda chief have decided to speak out because
they are tired of their "shabby treatment" by politicians who claim they
were on a "kill mission".
insisted there was no lengthy gun-fight in the compound and claimed
they would have captured Bin Laden if he had surrendered, The Sunday Times in the UK reports (behind a paywall).
They were not on a "kill mission", they said, and fired only 12 bullets in the entire operation.
details of the mission, which was codenamed Operation Neptune’s Spear,
are revealed in a book by the Seals' former commander, Chuck Pfarrer.
been a Seal for 30 years and I never heard the words 'kill mission'.
It's a fantasy word. If it was a kill mission you don’t need Seal Team
6; you need a box of hand grenades."
said the men were angry with President Barack Obama for announcing Bin
Laden’s death on TV just hours after they completed the mission on May
isn't a politician in the world who could resist trying to take credit
for getting Bin Laden but it devalued the 'intel' and gave time for
every other Al-Qaeda leader to scurry to another bolthole," he said.
"The men who did this and their valorous act deserve better. It's a pretty shabby way to treat these guys."
book also reveals that the Seals' nickname for Bin Laden and his deputy
Ayman al-Zawahiri were Bert and Ernie, after the two Muppets in Sesame
they were first told they were going to Pakistan to pick up a
high-value person who was holed up in high-walled compound, they asked:
"So is this Bert or Ernie?"
Pfarrer said the squad's nickname was Jedi.
account of the mission makes for terrifying reading. Here is an extract
from The Sunday Times report, detailing the death of Bin Laden:
Laden’s bedroom was along a short hall. The door opened; he popped out
and then slammed the door shut. “Geronimo, Geronimo, Geronimo,” radioed
one Seal, meaning “eyes on target”.
Seals kicked in Bin Laden’s door. The room, they later recalled, "smelt
like old clothing, like a guest bedroom in a grandmother’s house".
Inside was the al-Qaeda leader and his youngest wife, Amal, who was
screaming as he pushed her in front of him.
no, don’t do this!” she shouted as her husband reached across the
king-size bed for his AK-47 assault rifle. The Seals reacted instantly,
firing in the same second. One round thudded into the mattress. The
other, aimed at Bin Laden’s head, grazed Amal in the calf. As his hand
reached for the gun, they each fired again: one shot hit his breastbone,
the other his skull, killing him instantly and blowing out the back of
her husband reached across the king-size bed for his AK-47 assault
rifle”...So, to all of those who have declared that the SEALS “murdered”
Bin Laden, let the record reflect the above quote. Had he not reached
for that AK-47, he undoubtedly would have been captured and still alive