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Aides say lawyer of Pakistani doctor who helped CIA find bin Laden has fled after threats
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 11:34 AM EST
Close aides to the main lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden has fled Pakistan after receiving death threats from militants.
An assistant and a colleague in the northwestern city of Peshawar say the lawyer Samiullah Afridi traveled Wednesday to Dubai.
They say Afridi, who is not related to his client, told them he is leaving the country to save his life. Both spoke on condition of anonymity to avoid retaliation for their connection to the case.