U.S. Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden used their sniper to confirm target ID | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
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"U.S. Navy SEALs who killed Osama bin Laden in 2011, had to ask their sniper to lie down next to dead terrorist leader's body in order to confirm his identity because all they knew about their target was that he was 'very tall,' Fox Business reported.

"Speaking in an interview, retired U.S. Adm. William McRaven, who was responsible for the operation, disclosed some details of the 2011 raid."