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Bin Laden buried at sea, CNN reports

Other News Materials 2 May 2011 13:01
The body of Osama bin Laden has already been buried at sea, the US broadcaster CNN reported Monday.
Bin Laden buried at sea, CNN reports

The body of Osama bin Laden has already been buried at sea, the US broadcaster CNN reported Monday.

A senior US official in the administration of President Barack Obama said that the burial would be "handled in accordance with Islamic practice and tradition", DPA reported.

"This is something that we take very seriously. And so therefore this is being handled in an appropriate manner."

By Islamic tradition, most burials are within 24 hours of death.

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