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Osama Bin Laden Lies: Media Can’t Agree Distance Between Compound And Military Academy

by | 16th, May 2011

OSAMA Bin Laden was killed 100 yards away from the Pakistan Military Academy in Abbottabad. Well, so says the Daily Mail .

Sheesh! Those US Navy Seals were daring, flying their copters into a house so close to armed personnel.

David Gardner has the facts:

The raid on the compound, which was just 100 yards from a Pakistani military academy…

The AP agrees.

Osama bin Laden was holed up in a two-story house 100 yards from a Pakistani military academy

Big Government agrees.
Or was it 200 yards , as this site says? And this one:

Bin Laden compound – 200 metres from a Pak Army base….. – Huff Post, Tim Marshall

300 Yards: Prison Planet, Guardian
500 Yards :
The compound is 500 yards from Pakistan’s military academy in Abbottabad – Telegraph

765 Yards:

The owner where he was killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, is located about 700 meters from the Pakistan Military Academy, according to BBC. – Fianancial Magazine

8o0 yards :
In addition, the compound where bin Laden was killed is about 300 yards from a police station, about half that distance from a university, and half a mile from the Pakistan Military Academy – Red State
800 Yards:

Bin Laden’s lair is 800 yards from a military academy which trains army officers The Sun

1000 Yards:

The compound where Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces is located a bit more than 1,000 yards from a Pakistan Military Academy – CNN

1800 Yards:

… roughly 1.7 kilometers from the compound where Osama bin Laden livedGawker

1093 Yards:

The BBC says the distance is one km

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  • Gary

    Does it really matter how far his house was from the military base ??? If it’s important to you I just checked on a map – it is roughly one and a half inches, which converted to metric is somewhere between a Sheckle and a Bushel.