U.S. Navy Seal Robert O’Neill
Muslim militants have threatened to kill a former US Navy SEAL who says he fired the fatal shot that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011.
Robert O’Neill, 38, told the Washington Post on Thursday he shot bin Laden in the forehead.
Jihadists have reportedly issued a death threat against him following the revelation.
In postings on Twitter and the al-Minbar Jihadi Media forum, pictures of O’Neill had been distributed and messages in Arabic and English urging revenge, said SITE, a group which monitors jihadist websites.
“One jihadist wrote in Arabic, for example, ‘We will send the picture to the lone wolves in America, this Robert O’Neill, who killed Sheikh Usama bin Laden…’,” SITE said.
Another posted in both languages said, “To our loved ones among the Muslims in the United States of America, this is your chance for Paradise, the width of…
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