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“Bin Laden died of disease in 2006” – former CIA agent

Published time: May 17, 2011 19:41
Edited time: May 18, 2011 11:19
Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden cheated the gallows and died five years before US security forces officially announced he was killed, says a former CIA agent, currently living in Turkey.

“I knew Bin Laden’s Chechen guards very well,” Berkan Yashar, himself an ethnic Chechen, told the Russian TV station, Channel One. “Samy, Ayub and Mahmud were with him right to the end. I remember well this date as there were three sixes in it – June 26, 2006. Those three men, as well as two Muslims from London and two from the US saw Bin Laden dead.He was seriously ill before his death. He faded away to skin and bone. The three Chechens washed his body before burying it.”

Yashar also said that on the eve of May 2, when President Obama announced that Bin Laden had been killed, the Americans found only Bin Laden’s grave near the Afghan-Pakistani border and staged an operation.

According to Yashar, US special forces started hunting Bin Laden’s Chechen guards after Bin Laden’s death was first announced at a conference in Washington in November 2008. The last of them, Samy, was taken by the American special forces a few days before Bin Laden was officially pronounced dead. Berkan Yashar believes Samy could have told them the exact place of burial.

Answering why he had decided to speak to the Russian channel, Berkan Yashar said that after all the recent developments he feared for his life.

Comments (2)


Ramsey Shelmandine 19.07.2013 07:51

I have another physical appearance theory on how that wasn't Osama that got shot in 2011. The nose if you look at the nose Osama's nose is long vertically. in the picture the nose is short and stubby vertically. just a theory that who ever died in 2011 wasn't Osama bin laden.


Ramsey Shelmandine 19.07.2013 07:46

I have a theory Osama died in 2006. look at his eye brows. I searched pics of him in 2006 and his eye brows were skinny, long, and nicely trimmed all the way through 2011. Now if you look at the picture of him dead. his eye brows aren't even close to what they looked like the past 5 years. its a pretty good theory on how that wasn't Osama bin laden that got shot and killed in 2011.

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