Osama:killed by Navy Seals, buried at Sea
A team of Navy SEALS stationed at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach It’s being reported here in Washington that Osama bin Laden has been buried at sea. This was done to avoid there ever being a shrine. Apparently, the body was treated according to Islamic custom, which would have meant it being washed and shrouded by Muslims.
The US armed forces has a number of Muslim chaplains
U.S. Joint Special Operations Command Special Mission Unit (SMU) from the United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU — formerly known as Seal Team Six) did the shooting. There were other JSOC spotters on the ground, as well as two special operations helicopters and an unmanned drone overhead.
One of the special-ops helicopters reportedly suffered mechanical difficulties and crash landed onsite. It was destroyed by U.S. forces.
Bin Laden was killed along with two al Qaeda couriers and one of Bin Laden’s adult sons Khaled, two brothers who were harboring him and one of his wives, officials said. A woman who was used as a human shield by one of the couriers was also reportedly killed. Several other women were wounded and are reportedly receiving treatment.