Pakistani doctor in bin Laden hunt rejected U.S. escape: officials




 
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities said a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden turned down an opportunity to leave his country and resettle overseas with his family, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday. Dr. Shakil Afridi was jailed last week in Pakistan for 33 years for treason and the Obama administration has come under steady criticism for its handling of his case. The U.S. officials said the resettlement offer for Afridi came about the time of the May 1, 2011, raid in which U.S. ...




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