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Mayor Candidate Jeremy Corbyn under fire over tragedy of Osama bin Laden killing
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Mayor Candidate Jeremy Corbyn under fire over tragedy of Osama bin Laden killing

    Jeremy Corbyn under fire over 'tragedy' of Osama bin Laden killing Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire for saying it was a "tragedy" that Osama bin Laden was killed by the United States rather than being put on trial. The Labour leadership frontrunner made the remarks shortly after the 2012 special forces raid on the al Qaida chief's Pakistan compound in which he and four others were shot dead. In an interview for Iranian television, he suggested the assassination of the September 11 attacks' mastermind would result in deeper unrest. It is the latest in a series of past comments and associations that the veteran left-winger has been forced to defend since emerging as the surprise favourite to succeed Ed Miliband. In a clip from the Press TV show The Agenda, Mr Corbyn is hear...