Pakistan military accuses US of cheating over Osama raid in Abbottabad

Osama bin Laden (Photo: Wikipedia)

Pakistan's military on Wednesday accused the US of cheating the country by not taking it into confidence over a raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad in 2011.

Military spokesman Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Pakistan's intelligence cooperation with the US helped it track down late al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.

"Pakistan traced a telephone call and shared details with America," he said, adding that the call led to the killing of bin Laden.

Ghafoor said US in a way cheated Pakistan on the issue when it took action without informing it.

Bin Laden was killed by US Navy Seals in 2011 in Pakistan's Abbottabad.

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