According to a former bodyguard for Osama bin Laden, the al Qaeda leader wasn’t killed by Navy SEALs, but instead blew himself up during the raid on his compound in Abbotabad, Pakistan in May of 2011.

In an interview with United Arab Emirates newspaper Gulf News, Nabil Naim Abdel Fattah claimed that Bin Laden detonated an explosive vest that he was wearing.

Fattah noted that he was not in the compound during the raid and that he heard from bin Laden’s cousin.

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