Bin Laden 'evaded Pakistani raid'
A local official in eastern Afghanistan says he has received credible reports that Osama Bin Laden escaped the recent Pakistani operation to catch him. Speaking to the BBC, a district governor said he passed the details to Afghan intelligence staff. It comes amid reports of stepped-up American military operations aimed at capturing al-Qaeda’s leader. Bin Laden is believed to be hiding in the mountainous border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Haji Abdullah, the governor of Pachir-Agam district in Nangarhar province, said he heard the report about al-Qaeda’s leader three days ago. Full Story