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Ex-SEAL details Osama bin Laden’s killing

WASHINGTON — Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette says SEALs raiding Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan hideout last year shot him dead instead of capturing him because his arms were hidden and may have been holding weapons.

Appearing Sunday on CBS’ ‘‘60 Minutes,’’ Bissonnette says one SEAL fired after seeing a man’s head poking into a hallway.

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