Muslims and Arab-Americans across metro Detroit -- greatly impacted by the war on terrorism over the past decade -- rejoiced at the news thatwas killed.
"The world is definitely a better place without the patron of all terrorists," said Imam Hassan Al-Qazwini, head of the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, the largest mosque in a city that has the highest concentration of Arab-Americans in the U.S. Qazwini called bin Laden "the world's most infamous thug."
Local family members of a woman killed in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 were grateful at the news that Osama bin Laden has been killed.
Sandra D. Teague was 31 years old at the time and on her way to Australia on American Airlines Flight 77 when terrorists high-jacked the plane and flew it into the Pentagon. She planned to spend three weeks rafting, trekking and rock climbing on her first trip overseas, said family members.