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Head of Anglican Church criticizes Osama killing

'The killing of an unarmed man is always going to leave a very uncomfortable feeling'

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, the head of the Anglican Church, told the media on Thursday he felt “very uncomfortable” over the killing of Osama bin Laden. “I think the killing of an unarmed man is always going to leave a very uncomfortable feeling because it doesn’t look as if justice is seen to be done,” Williams said at a press briefing commenting on the U.S. raid that lead to bin Laden’s death. Williams also took aim at the contradictory accounts the Obama administration has been giving of the way in which the al-Qaeda leader’s died in Abbottabad, Pakistan. “In those circumstances,” he added, “I think it’s also true that the different versions of events that have emerged in recent days have not done a great deal to help.”

AFP

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