Bin Laden’s Death Sparks Ground Zero Gathering Via YouTube

One of the FBI’s most wanted Osama Bin Laden, founder of al-Qaeda was announced on Sunday to be dead, he had been killed along with 4 others in a secret compound. After an official statement from President Barack Obama on Sunday that the terrorist who masterminded the 9/11 tragedy was actually dead, the rest of the world then set to work to celebrate.

Many people made their way to New York’s Ground Zero where the twin towers once stood September 9th 2001. To remember those lost on that fateful day, huge amounts as Brenda at Mashable reported have celebrated by cheering, dancing, waving US flags, opening up the champagne and singing the American national anthem.

As well as social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook being inundated with messages from users about Bin Laden‘s death, viral video site YouTube has seen many clips being forwarded onto the site since Sunday. Check out the video below from Brenda courtesy of YouTube. Over at nydailynews.com, they too have reported on the hoardes of people that have made their way to Ground Zero.

One resident all the way from Massachusetts “John Faria” drove to the memorial which took 4 hours. He said, “Im glad the US military got it done.” Another, that of former FDNY deputy chief who himself lost his firefighter son said, “I felt victory for all the souls of 9/11.” Head on over to the link above to find out other comments.

Let us know your thoughts on Bin Laden’s death? Will there now be repercussions, where were you when you heard the news? Have you been down to Ground Zero since Sunday?

  • Deborah

    Nothing can possibly justify the devastation which Bin Laden masterminded on 9/11. He got what he deserved and all praise to the US for it's determination in tracking him down. If you live by violence, you will die by violence. God is great.