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Pakistan Twitter Users Unwittingly Tweets Raid On Bin Laden

A computer programmer, startled by a helicopter clattering above his quiet Pakistani town in the early hours, did what any social-media addict would do: he began sending messages to the social networking site Twitter.

With his tweets, 33-year-old Sohaib Athar, who moved to the sleepy town of Abbottabad to escape the big city, became in his own words ‘the guy who liveblogged the Osama raid without knowing it’.

His first tweet was innocuous: ‘Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).’

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