Mission Bin Laden

On a moonless night on Sunday 1 May, four American military helicopters descended on a fortified compound in the quiet town of Abbottabad in north-west Pakistan.

Their mission to capture and if need be, kill, United States Enemy Number One - Osama Bin Laden.

They succeeded and America's most exasperating manhunt was over.

But how did the risky operation unfold both in Washington and in Pakistan?

Rob Walker reports for Assignment.

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Mon 9 May 2011 03:32 GMT

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