June 15th, 2011
08:12 AM ET

Official: Informants who led CIA to bin Laden arrested

Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistan's intelligence agency arrested "a few" informants who gave information to the CIA before the raid that left Osama bin Laden dead, Pakistani intelligence officials said Wednesday.

The arrests were addressed during the Friday meeting between CIA Director Leon Panetta, Pakistan army chief Gen. Ashfaq Kayani and Lt. Gen. Ahmad Shuja Pasha, Pakistan's head of military intelligence.

The official, who asked to remain anonymous because he is not authorized to speak to the media, said he did not know the exact number of informants arrested or what date it happened. The arrests could point to another blow to the relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan.

Read the full story from CNN's Reza Sayah

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  1. Peikovian

    It's a scum bucket part of the world. The people arrested are part of the public relations game within Pakistan, and might have been separated into different categories for death, prison or bribing their way out. Pakistan was founded on a Muslims-first ideology when it separated from India in the 1940s, and this was done with great violence. Bribery is the sanest thing they know how to do.

    June 17, 2011 at 12:46 am | Reply

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