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In pictures: One year ago, U.S. commandos flew into this army town and killed Osama bin Laden

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Children play cricket on the demolished site of a compound where Osama bin Laden was found in Abbottabad May 1, 2012. Al Qaeda leader bin Laden was killed almost a year ago, on May 2, 2011, by a United States special operations military unit in a raid on his compound in Abbottabad.

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A Pakistani man looks at a board displaying advertisements for a local movie, outside Taj Mahal cinema in Abbottabad, Pakistan. One year since U.S. commandos flew into this army town and killed Osama bin Laden, Pakistan has tried to close one of the most notorious chapters in its history.

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A Pakistani municipality worker fixes electrical wires in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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A man carries a basket of fruits on the outskirts of Abbottabad.

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A man exercises in a gym in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Osama bin Laden was killed almost a year ago, on May 2, 2011, by a United States special operations military unit in a raid on his compound in Abbottabad.

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Yasir, 12, uses a hammer to break a concrete block to scavenge for iron from the demolished compound of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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Children eat potato chips at a food stall in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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A wholesale vegetable market in Abbottabad, Pakinstan. Osama bin Laden was killed almost a year ago, on May 2, 2011, by a United States special operations military unit in a raid on his compound in Abbottabad.

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Six-year-old Anum, poses for her uncle while visiting the site of the demolished compound of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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Residents offer Friday prayers on the roof of Jamia Masjid Mandian in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani boys attend a madrassa, or Islamic school, set up in a mosque near the demolished compound of Osama bin Laden, in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani schoolgirls walk by municipality workers fixing electrical wires in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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Pakistani barber Mohammed Arif, 35, lights his shop with a lamp due to a power cut, while shaving a customer, in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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A Pakistani sheperd looks on while leading his livestock along a road in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

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