Army denies it tipped off US about Osama Bin Laden


The Pakistan Army has rejected the claim made by a US journalist in his book that a Pakistani intelligence official tipped off the US about the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden, US magazine Foreign Policy reported. According to the magazine, journalist Richard Miniter has claimed in his book that a senior colonel in the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Directorate walked into the US embassy in Islamabad in December 2010, five months before the bin Laden raid, and told the US officials about bin Laden’s whereabouts. The book also reports that the bin Laden’s compound was “carved out” of Abbottabad’s Kakul Military Academy and that senior Pakistani military officials might have been briefed on the raid in advance.