Trump confirms Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza killed in US counterterrorism operation

President Donald Trump in a statement Saturday said late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden‘s son Hamza bin Laden had been “killed in a United States counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region.”

He did not give a time period for the operation or the death.


“The loss of Hamza bin Ladin not only deprives al-Qa’ida of important leadership...