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2 Blasts Heard in Town Where Bin Laden Killed

Sunday, 08 May 2011 01:00 PM

 

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Witnesses say two loud explosions have rocked the Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. raid.

The source of the blasts were not immediately clear. An Associated Press team at the compound where bin Laden was living before the April 29 raid saw no signs of unusual activity Sunday.

There had been speculation that authorities might demolish the house in Abbottabad to try to stop the intense media attention on the town.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan (AP) — A loud explosion has been heard in the town where Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan.

There has been speculation that authorities may demolish the house in Abbottabad to try and stop the intense media attention in the town.

An Associated Press reporting team in Abbottabad heard the blast late Sunday and was on its way to the compound.

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