PHOTO GALLERY: More reactions to bin Laden's death
Monday, May 2, 2011 | 1:55 p.m. CDT;
updated 3:40 p.m. CDT, Monday, May 2, 2011
A jubilant crowd floods Pennsylvania Ave. in the late-night hours Sunday on the north side of the White House after President Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden in a military raid in Pakistan.
An outbreak of celebrations happened across the country after hearing the news Osama bin Laden was killed by a U.S. operation. Crowds gathered outside the White House, and MU students swarmed Greektown in Columbia.
A man wearing a maverick jumpsuit and holding an American flag sings along to patriotic music early Monday morning. MU students gathered on Richmond Avenue in celebration of the news of Osama Bin Laden's death.
Students sit on top of a vehicle parked in the street early Monday morning on Richmond Avenue. Residents of area Greek houses, apartments, and dorms in the area gathered in excitement of hearing the news of Osama Bin Laden's death.
A man throws a large toilet paper roll to drape phone lines on Richmond Ave. early Monday morning. MU students gathered on Richmond Avenue to celebrate the news Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs Sunday in Pakistan.
Former MU football player Aldon Smith holds an American flag and chants along with other MU students Sunday in celebration of the news of Osama Bin Laden's death. Aldon was recently selected as the No. 7 overall pick by the San Fransisco 49ers in the 2011 NFL draft.
Martin Rucker, a former tight end for the Missouri Tigers, drinks from a bottle early Monday morning as a crowd celebrates on Richmond Avenue. The crowd gathered after hearing the news that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed in an attack by U.S. forces.
A firework is set off on Richmond Avenue early Monday morning following President Obama's announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed.
Alcohol was in abundance in Greektown following the announcement of bin Laden's death.
MU students climb on top of vehicles to get above the crowd on Richmond Avenue while celebrating the announcement of Osama bin Laden's death.
Cheering crowds wear and wave anything red, white and blue Sunday as they swarm Pennsylvania Ave. on the north side of the White House moments after President Obama announced the operation against Osama bin Laden.
Faces of joy and relief were abundant Sunday along Pennsylvania Ave. in front of the White House.
A flag-waver joins the jubilation in the late night hours of Sunday on the north side of the White House following President Obama's announcement.
Amid the celebration, a couple takes a moment for a more intimate reflection.
By 2 a.m., the crowd on the north side of the White House becomes a sea of cheers and cell phone cameras.
Crowds and traffic jam the streets of Washington, D.C. Sunday near the White House hours after President Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. Police and White House security blocked many of the area streets to control traffic.
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