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Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza killed in US operation, confirms Donald Trump

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 September 2019, 19:41 IST
Hamza Bin Laden

Hamza Bin Laden, son of Osama Bin Laden is killed in a US counter-terrorism operation. An official statement from the White House read, “Hamza bin Ladin, the high-ranking al-Qa'ida member and son of Usama bin Ladin, was killed in a United States counter-terrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region.”

The high ranking Al-Qaeda leader was rumoured to have been killed in August this year. A bounty of $ 1 million was on the head of Hamza Bin Laden. His father Osama Bin Laden was killed by the US in 2011 while hiding in a small town of Abbottabad in Pakistan. 

First published: 14 September 2019, 19:41 IST
 
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