US releases video of bin Laden found at Pakistan compound

The U.S. military on Saturday released five videos of Osama bin Laden that were found in the compound where the terrorist leader was killed by American troops.

The videos are a glimpse of the life bin Laden was living in Abbottabad, Pakistan. 

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In one, which looks like a home movie, bin Laden is wearing a black cap and is wrapped in a blanket. He is holding a TV remote and appears to be watching news coverage of himself on the television screen.

Three of the other videos appear to be rehearsals for the taped messages that bin Laden issued during his years in hiding.

One of the videos is a message to the United States, which U.S. intelligence officials believe was taped between October and November of 2010.

The Pentagon did not release the audio of the tapes, only the images.

The White House has decided not to release photos of bin Laden's body after he was shot by the special forces troops who raided the compound. 

The videos released Saturday are the first public release of material collected after the raid. 

The Department of Homeland Security issued a security bulletin to local law enforcement earlier in the week because evidence of an "aspirational" plot against the U.S. rail system had been discovered in Pakistan compound.

-- Jamie Klatell contributed to this post.