A new book on the death of Osama bin Laden will be published on April 25 in the United States. And to promote him, the author, a former member of the Seal Team 6 commando who executed the former leader of Al-Qaeda in May 2011 in Pakistan, releases information that is sure to make controversy : The body of Osama bin Laden would have been so much shaken that it was impossible to publish photos. Hence, according to him, the decision of Barack Obama not to show images, and announce in the wake that the body would be thrown into the sea during a ceremony on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
In The Operator, Robert O’Neill reaffirms that he was at the origin of the shot that was fatal to the terrorist. He said that the first bullet he shot in Osama bin Laden’s head “opened his skull in two”. “Then I shot a second bullet in his head, Insurance,” he says, quoted by the New York Daily News, before giving some details about the brain that” came out “of the head. According to him, the face of Osama bin Laden had to be “reassembled” for the photos and the formal identification of the body. This narrative must, however, be taken with tweezers, coming from a man who seems to seek the light of the spotlight and who coins to gold awards conferences of “personal motivation”.
Dozens of bullets in the body?
Robert O’Neill is considered a traitor by the US military for violating the sacrosanct law of secrecy, as did his former comrade Matthew Bissonnette, who also claimed in a book that he killed bin Laden.