UNSC Panel deletes Bin Laden''s name from Consolidated List of terrorists.
killed Al-Qaida top terrorist Usama Bin Laden in a military operation in
Pakistan, the Security Council's Al-Qaida and Taliban Sanctions Committee
deleted his name from the Consolidated List of individuals and entities
subject to assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo, it was announced here
in a statement on Thursday.
The statement said Bin Laden "confirmed to have died in Pakistan in May
2011." No specific day was mentioned.
Although US President Barack Obama announced Bin Laden's death to the
American people and the world on May 1st, it is believed that he died one week
Usama Muhammed Awad Bin Laden, 53, masterminded the September 11 attacks on
the World Trade Centre and other installations on US soil and elsewhere in the
Bin Laden, believed to be of Yemeni origin, was granted the Afghan
nationality by the Taliban regime after Saudi Arabia, where he was born,
withdrew his Saudi nationality for his involvement in terrorism activities.
The Committee's Consolidated List is updated regularly on the basis of
relevant information provided by Member States and international and regional
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|Date:||May 5, 2011|
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