1 May 2011 Last updated at 23:13 ET Share this
Al-Qaeda leader Bin Laden 'dead'
Bin Laden is top of the US most wanted list
Al-Qaeda founder and leader Osama Bin Laden is dead, according to US media reports citing officials.
The US is in possession of Bin Laden's body, the reports say. President Barack Obama is due to make a statement shortly.
Bin Laden is top of the US most wanted list.
He is accused of being behind a number of atrocities, including the attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001.
The al-Qaeda leader was killed in a mansion outside Islamabad in an operation based on actionable US intelligence, CNN reported.
In: World News
Tags: osama bin laden, dead, islamabad, Pakistan
Location: Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan (load item map)
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