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Bloke tweeted Bin Laden raid live

by on02 May 2011

15 minutes of fame
A Pakistani software developer tweeted the now famous US raid targeting terrorist leader Osama bin Laden without even knowing of its significance.

Sohaib Athar was visiting his family in Abbottabad when he noticed choppers and drones flying over the town. He then heard some explosions on the outskirts of town and said that one of the drones was apparently downed nearby.

A couple of hours later, Athar realized what he’d witnessed. “Uh oh, now I'm the guy who liveblogged the Osama raid without knowing it,” he tweeted.

Rumour has it that Bin Laden recently bought a white iPhone 4 64GB...

You can check out the tweets here.
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