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Trump confirms killing of al-Qaeda Heir Hamza Bin Laden

Trump confirms killing of al-Qaeda Heir Hamza Bin Laden
An image from video released by the CIA, Nov. 1, 2017, Hamza bin Laden is seen on an undetermined date at his wedding.

(IraqiNews) United States President Donald Trump confirmed on Saturday that Hamza bin Laden, the son of the later al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was killed in an operation by the anti-terrorism forces, on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.

In a statement issed by the White House, Trump said, “The loss of Hamza bin Laden not only deprives al-Qaida of important leadership skills and the symbolic connection to his father, but undermines important operational activities of the group.”

It is noteworthy that in 31 July 2019, U.S. officials announced that Hamza Bin Laden, the son of the later Leader and Founder of al-Qaeda terrorist organization, was killed in U.S. anti-terrorism operation.



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