CONCORD, N.H.—New Hampshire political leaders are praising the military operation that led to the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat, calls bin Laden's death during a raid by U.S. Special Forces a "monumental triumph for U.S. national security interests."
Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte calls his death a "great day for our country and a major blow to al Qaeda."
U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta says the death "was not an act of revenge; it was retribution."
U.S. Rep. Charlie Bass says he's proud of the Navy commandos who "pulled off this heroic mission in the face of great danger."
Meanwhile, Gov. John Lynch says people have been waiting for "this moment of justice for nearly 10 years."
Bin Laden was killed Sunday by U.S. commandos.