Pakistanis were 'hours behind bin Laden'
A joint Pakistani and U.S. security team came close to capturing Osama bin laden, and were only “hours behind (him),” Pakistani intelligence officials told United Press International Tuesday. Speaking to UPI by telephone from Islamabad, they said the al Qaida leader was “running around” in a narrow corridor that joins Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran trying to ditch his pursuers. “We are right behind him,” said one intelligence official. “The problem is that he keeps moving, but for how long. Sooner or later, we will catch up with him,” he added. Pakistani officials said “a small team of U.S. intelligence personnel” is accompanying the Pakistan army, which is leading the search for bin Laden. They said U.S. drones were helping the search operation, providing valuable data. Full Story