Pakistani doctor jailed for helping CIA find bin Laden




 
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Pakistani doctor jailed for helping CIA find bin Laden
 
May 23rd, 2012  
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Pakistani doctor jailed for helping CIA find bin Laden
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities have sentenced a doctor accused of helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden to 33 years in jail on charges of treason, officials said, a move almost certain to further strain ties between Washington and Islamabad. Shakil Afridi was accused of running a fake vaccination campaign, in which he collected DNA samples, that is believed to have helped the American intelligence agency track down bin Laden in a Pakistani town. The al Qaeda chieftain was killed in a unilateral U.S. special forces raid in the town of Abbottabad in May last year. ...




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