‘Justice served’ for bin Laden, says Kiwi victim’s brother

The brother of the only New Zealander killed in the September 11 attacks said bin Laden’s death was justice served.

Alan Beaven, a 48-year-old environment lawyer, died when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed into a field in Pennsylvania after being hijacked by terrorists.

His brother Ralph Beaven said he felt “absolute relief” at the news Osama bin Laden was dead.

But it could not end the deep sadness he had dealt with in the decade since his brother was murdered.

“It’s not closure for Alan’s memory. But the fact that the person who masterminded these attacks is dead means justice has prevailed.”

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Categories: New Zealand, Pakistan

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