Osama bin Laden's remains buried at sea - AP

Osama bin Laden's body buried at sea per Islamic tradition - AP

Osama bin Laden | Photo courtesy of telegraph.co.uk

In accordance with the Muslim tradition that a burial should be done within 24 hours after one's death, the body of the Al-Qaeda terrorist group leader, Osama bin Laden has been buried at sea after killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan - reports Associated Press (AP).

The report added that the government of Saudi Arabia was unwilling to repatriate the body of bin Laden who was a Saudi national.

A U.S. raid launched early morning on Monday (May 2, 2011) in the town of Abbottabad in Pakistan killed the terrorist leader.

US President Barack Obama announced the death of bin Laden just a few hours ago. Read the details and full transcript HERE.

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