Hamza bin Laden is dead, U.S. officials claim

Published By ITCT News Desk On : August 1, 2019
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Hamza bin Laden (centre)

The United States has obtained intelligence that the son and potential successor of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Hamza bin Laden, is dead, according to three U.S. officials, NBC News reported on Wednesday.

The officials would not provide details of where or when Hamza bin Laden died or if the U.S. played a role in his death.

Asked by reporters on Wednesday whether the U.S. had intelligence that Hamza is dead, President Donald Trump said, “I don’t want to comment on that.”


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