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Pakistan blocks Al-Jazeera site

Pakistan on Tuesday blocked the website of Al-Jazeera after it leaked a controversial report about al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s decade-long stay in the country before he was killed by US special forces at his Abbottabad hideout.

The Qatar-based broadcaster uploaded yesterday a report by Pakistani investigators detailing official failure to check bin Laden’s free movement and unhindered stay at several places before killed in secret US raid in garrison town of Abbotabad in 2010. Official sources said Pakistan telecommunication authority asked the private Internet service providers to block the website for the time being.
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