The US is set to announce that Osama bin Laden is dead. The brief announcement says that:
The United States is expected to announce that Osama Bin Laden is dead.
Rumours of Osama’s death were reported on Twitter before the official statement.
Shortly before 12:30am Keith Urbahn, Chief of Staff, Office of Donald Rumsfeld tweeted: “So I’m told by a reputable person they have killed Osama Bin Laden. Hot damn.”
Minutes later a CBS news reporter tweeted: “House Intelligence committee aide confirms that Osama Bin Laden is dead. U.S. has the body.”
We’ll follow it ‘live’ here at Café Whispers.