Twitter user inadvertently tweets raid on Bin Laden

A resident of the town where the terrorist leader was hiding tweeted on Sunday: “Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).”

Athar didn’t realize he was tweeting about the top-secret raid that killed Bin Laden.

About eight hours before media outlets began reporting the incident, Athar sent this tweet:

Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet ReplySohaib Athar

He followed up with numerous tweets about what he was hearing. Once news broke, he tweeted:

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