Osama Bin Laden's Son Hamza Bin Laden Confirmed Dead By The USA

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President Donald Trump confirms death of Al Qaeda terrorist and Osama Bin Laden's son, Hamza Bin Laden. An official statement by the US President was released.

Written By Misha Bhatt | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Son of Osama Bin Laden, Hamza Bin Laden was killed by the US a few days ago. Hamza was a high-ranking Al Qaeda member and son of Osama Bin Laden.

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Office of the Press Secretary of the US President Donald Trump, released a statement today declaring Hamza to be dead. As per the statement, Hamza was killed in a counter-terrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region. Earlier, in 2011, the US Military had taken down Osama Bin Laden by conducting a special secret operation in Pakistan's Abbottabad region. 

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President Trump's statement

A statement released by the US Press Secretary stated that the loss of Hamza Bin Laden not only deprives Al Qaeda of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father but undermines important terrorist activities of the group. 

 
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The news of Hamza's death was confirmed by the President of The United States of America, Donald Trump.  "killed in a United States counter-terrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region." 

No time of the operation of the death was given by USA.

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$1 Million bounty on Hamza by the United States 

Hamza Bin Laden had a $1 million bounty for him. Osama Bin Laden's son, Hamza was also on the Global Sanction list by the U.N. Security Council which led to a new Interpol arrest being issued against him. He was also stripped from his home country's citizenship, Saudi Arabia. 

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Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda were also the prime accused in the 9/11 terror attacks in the USA which ended up killing more than 2,500 people. 9/11 terror completed 18 years this year. The attacks were considered to be the most devastating foreign attack on the United States Soil since the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.

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