UK: Would-be Labour leader calls death of Osama bin Laden a ‘tragedy’

Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire for saying it was a “tragedy” that Osama bin Laden was killed by the United States rather than being put on trial.

The Labour leadership frontrunner made the remarks shortly after the 2012 special forces raid on the Al-Qaeda chief’s Pakistan compound in which he and four others were shot dead.

In an interview for Iranian television, he suggested the assassination of the September 11 attacks’ mastermind would result in deeper unrest.

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