05/01/2013 02:02 pm ET | Updated May 01, 2013

Osama Bin Laden Death Two Years Later: A Look Back At Obama's Historic Announcement (VIDEO)

Two years ago today, President Barack Obama addressed the nation and announced Osama bin Laden -- the leader of al Qaeda, the organization believed to be responsible for the 9/11 attacks -- was dead.

Obama told Americans bin Laden was killed after a U.S. operation carried out in Abbottabad, Pakistan led to the discovery of a compound where U.S. intelligence services believed bin Laden was hiding. Bin laden was killed after 1 a.m. local time on May 2 in the compound.

Watch a video of Obama's historic speech above.


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