SEAL Team Six: 10 questions on the operation that killed Osama bin Laden
‘SEAL Team Six,’ as operatives are commonly known, conducted a raid and killed Osama bin Laden. Here are nine questions and answers about the operation.
2. Who took part in the mission, and when did it occur?
In the middle of Sunday night in Pakistan (which was Sunday afternoon on the US East Coast), a small team of elite US Navy SEALs conducted a “surgical raid” on the bin Laden compound, arriving in Blackhawk helicopters that took off from a US military base in Afghanistan.