Osama bin Laden book said to contain revelations
A new book by a former Navy SEAL involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is causing waves. Video by ktnv.comvideo
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- We are learning a lot more about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.
A new book by a former Navy SEAL -- writing under the name of Mark Owen -- is providing new details about the mission that resulted in the terrorist leader's death.
Book excerpts have been seen by U.S. officials and they seem to counter the original story from the White House about what happened in Pakistan.
As one of the Navy SEALs that was involved in the raid, Owen's book says that bin Laden was not killed after retreating to his bedroom and making move interpretated as resistance.
He says the terrorist leader was shot first while peering out of his bedroom. He was still twitching and convulsing so, Owen writes, they "trained our lasers on his chest and fired several rounds. The bullets tore into him, slamming his body into the floor until he was motionless."
Owens also write that weapons were found in the room but they were not loaded. He also claims that bin Laden had no intention of fighting.
The author goes on to say the SEAL team respected President Obama as the commander in chief and for giving them the green light on the mission. However, he admits that none of them were huge fans of the president.