May 9, 2011 5:33 PM

Pakistan names general to probe bin Laden scandal

Pakistan's prime minister on Monday dismissed as "absurd" allegations that the nation's powerful military was "complicit or incompetent" in the case of Osama bin Laden, the al Qaida leader who was killed a week ago by U.S. Navy SEALs inside a walled compound 35 air miles from Pakistan's capital.

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