Donald Trump confirms the death of Hamza, the favorite son of Osama bin Laden.

Donald Trump confirms the death of Hamza, the favorite son of Osama bin Laden.

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Considered the designated successor of Osama Bin Laden, founder of the network behind the September 11 attacks, Hamza bin Laden, in his thirties, was on the US blacklist of people accused of “terrorism.” “.
Donald Trump confirmed on Saturday the death of Hamza bin Laden, Osama bin Laden’s favorite son presented as his heir to the head of al-Qaeda, whose death was reported in late July by US media.

“Hamza bin Laden, the top al-Qaeda leader and son of Osama Bin Laden, was killed in a US-led counter-terrorism operation in the Afghanistan / Pakistan region,” said the US president in a statement, without specifying the exact date of this operation.

“The loss of Hamza bin Laden not only deprives al-Qaeda of its authority and its symbolic connection to his father but also undermines the group’s important operational activities,” he added.

“Hamza Bin Laden has planned and worked with various terrorist groups,” said Donald Trump.

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In late August, Defense Minister Mark Esper was the first US official to speak publicly about the death of Hamza bin Laden. Asked in a television interview to find out if he was dead, the minister replied: “That’s what I understand.” But he had refused to expand on the issue.

“I do not have the details, and if I had them, I’m not sure I could share them with you,” said the Pentagon chief.

Considered the designated successor of Osama Bin Laden, founder of the network behind the September 11 attacks, Hamza bin Laden, in his thirties, was on the US blacklist of people accused of “terrorism.” “.

Washington offered in February a reward of up to $ 1 million for any information to find it. Fifteen of Osama bin Laden’s children, the son of his third wife, Hamza had been deposed in March of his Saudi nationality.

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