LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A team of CIA officers and elite Navy Seals have killed Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden just five months before the 10-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Bin Laden was killed during an assault in Islamabad, Pakistan.READ MORE: Joseph Jimenez Charged With Murder, Attempted Murder In Corona Movie Theater Shooting
“Justice has been done,” President Barack Obama said Sunday night in his address to the nation from the White House.
Crowds immediately gathered to sing “God Bless America” and the national anthem Sunday night in Washington, D.C., and in locations throughout New York City, including Ground Zero.READ MORE: Initiative To Clear Encampment From Venice Boardwalk Brings 191 People Indoors
There are concerns, however, about possible retaliation from Al Qaeda, which has prompted a travel alert at LAX, as well as airports across the country.LASD Releases Video Of Fatal Shooting Of David Ordaz Jr., Villanueva Says Deputy Suspended Pending Investigation
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