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By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 2:03 PM on 4th May 2011
- Bin Laden had ‘extensive support network’ in Pakistan, claims Cameron
- PM insists ‘searching questions’ must be asked about help given to Al Qaeda leader but says it is in national interest to co-operate in fight on terror
- Pakistan’s president: Claims we harboured Bin Laden ‘baseless’These were the angry scenes across Pakistan today as Muslims staged protests against the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden.Hundreds of people marched through Multan, burning U.S. flags and waving placards as they warned the terrorist’s death could produce many more radical figures to take his place.
It comes after crowds of weeping mourners were pictured offering funeral prayers for the Al Qaeda mastermind widely blamed for thousands of deaths at 9/11.
Hate: Pakistani men burn a U.S. flag during angry protests in the city of Multan. Hundreds marched through the streets in protest at the killing of Osama bin Laden
Threatening: Demonstrators claimed that the killing of Bin Laden would produce many more terrorists to take his place
They will heap further pressure on the British government to justify the £650million aid package sent to a country where so many appear to hate us.
Only today Lashkar-e-Taiba – the militants behind the Mumbai terror attack – said Bin Laden’s ‘martyrdom’ would not be in vain.
David Cameron has insisted it is in Britain’s national interest to continue to co-operate with Pakistan in the fight against terrorism as debate intensified over a £650m aid package handed the country just weeks ago.
The Prime Minister said there were ‘searching questions’ for the Pakistani government to answer after U.S. special forces tracked down the Al Qaeda leader to a large villa complex close to the country’s leading military academy.
Tears for a terrorist: Supporters of the religious party Jamatut Dawa weep while offering funeral prayers for Bin Laden in Karachi
Mourning: Supporters of Jamatut Dawa unite in prayers in Karachi. Prayer sessions were held across Pakistan for Bin Laden
- There is much more of this story over at The Daily Mail.Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1383011/Osama-Bin-Laden-dead-Pakistanis-burn-US-flags-backlash-grows.html#ixzz1LVmJF64e