The spacious and prosperous homes in these areas are known as “havelis” and, according to local journalists speaking to the BBC, the Bin Laden home was known as “Waziristan Haveli” or “mansion” – named after the semi-autonomous tribal area where many until now assumed Bin Laden was sheltering. […]
When our correspondent asked the neighbour if there were any children living in the compound, he said that there were none. But then his 14-year-old son interjected saying that there were a few boys who lived in that compound and that they used to go to one of the shops in the area to buy goods. [bron]
In het huis woonden meerdere mannen, vrouwen en kinderen. De buurvrouw deed de schoonmaak. Er reden bulletproof auto’s naar binnen en buiten. De woning werd bewaakt met prikkeldraad en camera’s. Niemand mocht naar binnen, de bewoners kwamen bijna nooit naar buiten.
Maar niemand rook onraad of vermoedde dat zich er een gezochte terrorist schuilhield. De werksters hebben OBL nooit gezien. Yeah right.