95 percent Indians support Osama's killing, shows survey

The figure was identical for the US. About 17,119 people aged 18-64 years from 22 countries, including India, the US, Poland, Spain, Mexico and Indonesia, were surveyed online between May 9 and 20 by global research company Ipsos.

However, only 41 percent Indians and 19 percent Americans feel safer after Osama's death, as they were expecting a backlash, the survey added.

Those feeling the least safe were citizens of France and Argentina, both standing at four percent.

Overall, 11 percent of global citizens feel safer following Osama's death, compared to 26 percent who say they feel less safe than before. About 63 percent say they feel about as safe as before.

Additionally, 38 percent Indians feel that there will be less terror attacks on the country now, whereas 35 percent are expecting them to increase. 

Globally, only 15 percent think that Osama's killing will lead to less terrorist attacks, compared to 41 percent who expect grave repercussions and 44 percent who think that there would be no change in the global security scenario.

Osama bin Laden was killed in his hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan, May 2 by US commandos, ending a 10-year manhunt launched after the 9/11 terror attacks in the US.

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