May 25, 2022

Reference Shelf: Diagram of Compound Where Osama Bin Laden Was Captured

Here’s a color diagram (PDF) of Abbottabad Compound where Osama Bin Laden was killed.

The diagram was posted by The Hill who said in a tweet that it was provided by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Also, the Washington Post provides a diagram of the compound along with Google Earth imagery and raw video footage.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.