Osama killing: Security strengthened around US Embassy in Delhi

May 2nd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Security was strengthened around the US Embassy and nearby areas in the diplomatic enclave of Chanakya Puri on Monday following the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

A senior police official said, additional police personnel have been deployed and patrolling has been intensified around the US Embassy after the incident.

Earlier today, the United States Government informed that Osama Bin Laden had been killed by security forces somewhere “deep inside Pakistan.”

Osama, 54, who created and funded the al Qaeda terror network, was accused of being behind a number of atrocities, including the attacks on New York and Washington on 11 September 2001.

He was suspected of playing large roles in the 1998 bombings of two US Embassies in Africa and the attack on the USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden in October 2000. (ANI)

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