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NYT: U.S. Revises Account of Pakistan Raid
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Source: New York Times


White House officials on Tuesday sought to correct the official account of the raid in Pakistan that ended in the killing of Osama bin Laden, saying that al Qaeda leader was not armed and that his wife was not killed.

The new Defense Department narrative released by the White House, and read out loud during the White House press briefing on Tuesday, said that one of Bin Ladens wives was shot in the leg as she charged members of the commando team on the third floor of the compound.

In the room with Bin Laden, a woman Bin Ladens wife rushed the U.S. assaulter and was shot in the leg but not killed, the brief statement said. Bin Laden was then shot and killed. He was not armed.


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No comment, really. Just a shake of the head. Is nothing as it seems?
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  -NYT: U.S. Revises Account of Pakistan Raid matt819  May-03-11 03:00 PM   #0 
  - Because all is not known immediately.  tabatha   May-03-11 03:03 PM   #1 
  - Everyone wants to be on top of the story down to the second.  johnson542   May-03-11 04:11 PM   #14 
  - Wonder how many more 'revisions' will be forthcoming.  tekisui   May-03-11 03:03 PM   #2 
  - Hell, each one can be an excuse for a new kegger!  villager   May-03-11 03:03 PM   #3 
     - I'll drink to that!  Kolesar   May-03-11 03:11 PM   #6 
  - Just yesterday, OBL was reported as having used her as a 'shield'.  Sonoman   May-03-11 03:05 PM   #4 
  - That account implies that  Newest Reality   May-03-11 03:09 PM   #5 
  - Glad to see they are setting record straight, even if day or two after.  Hoyt   May-03-11 03:23 PM   #7 
  - What we have become.  Loge23   May-03-11 03:25 PM   #8 
  - They can release the helmet cam footage.  dkf   May-03-11 03:30 PM   #10 
  - K&R  Iliyah   May-03-11 03:35 PM   #11 
  - I so disagree with Pitts. Osama was behind a heinous act. People are  No Elephants   May-04-11 09:33 AM   #26 
  - The famous picture of Obama's team looking at a screen...  FiveGoodMen   May-03-11 03:26 PM   #9 
  - They did not see the actual combat according...  SkyDaddy7   May-03-11 03:39 PM   #12 
  - Make that two.  chowder66   May-03-11 04:30 PM   #20 
  - This is my very same thought.  PufPuf23   May-03-11 03:56 PM   #13 
  - Hillary  trud   May-03-11 04:13 PM   #16 
  - Photo opportunity.  dipsydoodle   May-03-11 04:17 PM   #18 
  - May the photographer clicked the pict when she was yawning.nt  Javaman   May-04-11 08:10 AM   #23 
  - They couldn't wait  trud   May-03-11 04:11 PM   #15 
  - sought to correct the official account ?  dipsydoodle   May-03-11 04:15 PM   #17 
  - Here goes....  chowder66   May-03-11 04:23 PM   #19 
  - "And when we finally were informed..."  Ghost Dog   May-03-11 04:49 PM   #21 
     - At the time...all they had to go on was believing. Now not so much. As for proof?  chowder66   May-03-11 05:53 PM   #22 
  - NYT: now says it was Col. Plumb in the Library with a wrench. nt  Javaman   May-04-11 08:11 AM   #24 
     - LOL!  No Elephants   May-04-11 09:21 AM   #25 

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