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Pakistani protesters from the United Citizen Action (UCA) group shout anti-US slogans during a protest on the third anniversary of the death of slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, in Multan on May 2, 2014. The al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden and 9/11 mastermind was killed on May 2, 2011 in a secret US Navy SEAL operation in a walled-off compound in the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad, north of the Pakistani capital. AFP PHOTO/ SS MIRZA        (SS Mirza/AFP/Getty Images)
Pakistani protesters from the United Citizen Action (UCA) group shout anti-US slogans during a protest on the third anniversary of the death of slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, in Multan on May 2, 2014. The al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden and 9/11 mastermind was killed on May 2, 2011 in a secret US Navy SEAL operation in a walled-off compound in the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad, north of the Pakistani capital. AFP PHOTO/ SS MIRZA (SS Mirza/AFP/Getty Images)
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Five years after the raid by U.S. Navy Seals that killed Osama Bin Laden, his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan has been destroyed. But the memory of what happened there still lingers for his former neighbors. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Haroon Rashid of the BBC to get a sense of what life is like today and how Bin Laden's death affects the neighborhood.

Guest

  • Haroon Rashid, editor of the BBC's Urdu Service in Islamabad, Pakistan. He tweets @TheHaroonRashid.

This segment aired on May 2, 2016.

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