At least 3 other people were killed in the fatal U.S. attack on Osama bin Laden, officials later disclose.
It is reported that the U.S. government's Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) deployed a fake vaccine programme in Abbottabad ahead of its assassination of Osama bin Laden in an effort to obtain a DNA sample from his family.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan Yusuf Raza Gilani warns the United States that it will defend its air space from incursions following the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound and denies collaborating with al-Qaeda.
During a visit to the United Kingdom, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says that Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei is the biggest threat to world peace now that Osama bin Laden has been killed.
President of the United States Barack Obama announces in a special TV broadcast that Osama bin Laden, the founder and leader of the militant Islamist group Al-Qaeda and the most-wanted fugitive on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives, was killed on May 2 (Pakistan Standard Time) during an American military operation in Abbottabad, near Islamabad, Pakistan and that his body is in U.S. custody.