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-- monochrome say good morning I'm -- dramatic events late last night with Osama bin Laden and the announcement there from President Obama that he was killed in the shoot out by US Navy SEALs at a compound.
In Pakistan his church body was then taken.
By the American troops it was positively identified him -- in the past few hours it was.
Scary to see rich -- begins our coverage in our Washington bureau this morning some of the dramatic details about how the United States finally got bin -- -- good morning.
Good morning Connell the United States ended its manhunt and Osama bin Laden with a gunshot -- -- headed a sprawling compound.
-- 100 miles north of Pakistan's capital city half the nation away.
From the border with Afghanistan so many assumed was hiding was the hiding spot for the al-Qaeda leader.
Officials say yesterday at 330 in the afternoon Washington time a forty man Navy SEALs squadron.
-- that compound officials say bin Laden resisted.
Military killed him and for others one believed to be bin Laden's son.
No Americans were killed in the attack.
Officials say the military very -- terrorist leader at -- in accordance with Muslim practice.
Shy of midnight President Obama delivered the news to a nation that for so long asked why the mastermind behind the September 11 attacks.
Still a law.
Let me say -- the families who lost loved ones on nine -- out.
That we have never forgotten your loss.
Nor wavered in our commitment to see that -- do whatever it takes to prevent another attack on our shores.
Shall say US intelligence identify bin Laden couriers they led the military to the compound.
The facility built 20058.
Times larger than other homes in that neighborhood.
Officials say in August they received the initial lead bin Laden may have been hiding there surveillance continued a conclusion built and on Friday.
President Obama green -- the mission Connell.
Richardson live this morning and -- DC bureau announced stocks around the world moving sharply higher on the -- it is that Osama bin Laden had been killed as you look at the stock index -- this morning ahead of the open on Wall Street you'll see -- -- higher -- eighty points.
On Dow futures NASDAQ and S&P futures are higher as well so it looks like.
We will indeed open higher at least this morning in European markets have already been moving up there's no trading today in London because of -- holiday that -- -- first came while.
Asian markets were trading and if you look at Japan's Nikkei -- -- -- five.
I'm overnight -- -- we did see some -- says the markets moved higher on the news one and a half percent in Japan one point 7% nearly.
In South Korea on -- kospi index Hong Kong and Chinese markets for both closed today also.
A holiday on this Monday if you look at commodities while the reaction is going to be predictably the opposite with the -- crude oil going down -- also coming down off its recent highs with -- 6% drop.
And gold after being lower earlier is now well off the lows and down just slightly by.
By ten -- word of the death of Osama bin Laden sparked celebrations in American cities outside the White House in Washington DC.
And here in New York City -- Adam Shapiro joins us live now from ground zero with the reaction that's coming in from there.
Good morning to you out of good morning got -- there are thousands of people here overnight the crowd is dwindled just a bit but I want to introduce you here at ground zero.
To a marine who did two tours in Iraq his name is Alex -- -- and Alex you were twelve years old.
When ground zero was attacked in 2001.
When you heard the news last night what did you think.
About relief is really nice.
You know to hear that he was -- Do you think your your comrades overseas still serving -- gonna react to this news there have -- -- very proudly you know in all feel very happy with it.
-- would you is a marine.
Think that people need to keep in perspective what's the most important thing we should all be considering right now on this momentous -- -- -- patriotic the American.
It was country the American toy -- that is that what propelled you to enlist as of us.
When when you heard that Osama bin Laden was dead you've done your 22 wars and you were thinking about this moments.
What did you decide.
Would take you forward where do you go from here -- go from here it was exactly what.
The delight with that you know that how do people go forward do you think from this moment does the fight against terrorism it obviously still continues.
Live your life.
You know we live in America -- for it so like in -- to do right now continued you know being American -- -- be happy.
Alex a lot of thank you very much for your service -- that back to you little -- real quick O'Connell with a shot of the Freedom Tower rising from ground zero.
There goes -- finally going up but as you said earlier adding a story a -- -- that Freedom Tower.
In lower Manhattan coming up -- this hour continuous and Imus in the morning Boe.
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