Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was not armed when U.S. special forces stormed his compound in Pakistan but he did resist before he was shot, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Tuesday.
Carney said also that the White House is evaluating the possibility of releasing photos of the al-Qaida leader’s body. He said there are concerns that publication of the photos could be inflammatory in the Middle East and other parts of the world.
“It could be inflammatory, we take this into account”, Carney said about the pictures, which he described as “gruesome.”
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