Osama bin Laden compound in Abbottabad

UPDATE: In the fog of war, early reports are often erroneous. This was no exception.

Zeroing in on the compound. Threes a charm.  The first two seemed plausible, especially the second one with the high walls. Now the official Google Earth Blog weighs in:

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Lat/lon  34.169314°  73.242304° see it on Google Maps

ERORRONEOUS LOCATION: (but a good candidate)

Lat/lon 34.187663° 73.242617° See it on Google Maps

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Here it is with the PMA Kakul Military academy mentioned in news reports:

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  1. #1 by josep Menorca on May 2, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Maybe it’s not this place. The imagery is from 2001. House made in 2005.

  2. #2 by mickmel on May 2, 2011 - 12:04 pm

    No, I don’t think that can be it. Reports say it was built in 2005, and that imagery was taken in 2001. Still not exactly sure where it is yet, though. Working on it…
    http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2011/05/osama_bin_ladens_mansion_in_google.html

  3. #3 by Pierre on May 3, 2011 - 8:24 pm

    the upper 1st picture is the correct location

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