The White Home says Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qaida chief who had change into an more and more distinguished determine within the terrorist group, has been killed in a US counterterrorism operation within the Afghanistan-Pakistan area.
"Secretary of Defense Mark Esper affirmed the departure later a month, stating that it was" his understanding" that Bin Laden was dead, but Trump along with other senior officials hadn't publicly confirmed the information.
The Pentagon and US Central Command, which oversees military operations in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region, referred queries to the White House.
Hamza threatened Saudi Arabia in that message and instructed the people of the Arabian Peninsula to revolt.
"But obviously he's got the DNA - the Bin Laden name", he said.
While Osama bin Laden favored large and intricate terror strikes, such as the September 11 attacks, his son called for quick, spontaneous worldwide violence against Americans, Europeans, Jews, and pro-Western Muslims using any weapon the militants could muster. "The fact they haven't is highly unusual, given his status in the group".
The killing of Hamza is a clear indication that the United States is not going to give a "lot of importance" to Pakistan, which is recklessly trying to "manoeuvre and lure" America to such a position so that they can extract maximum benefit from Washington in terms of aid and diplomacy, Sinha said.
Experts had earlier suggested that Hamza had been hiding in either in remote mountainous areas of Afghanistan or Pakistan, but there was no official confirmation on his whereabouts. As far as rewards go, however, it was a distinctly modest one.
Ayman al-Zawahiri, who cofounded Al Qaeda, remains the organization's leader.
"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 operational activities of the group".
Details of the death of Hamza bin Laden, son of the slain Al Qaeda leader responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks, remain a mystery; Lucas Tomlinson reports from the Pentagon.
Al Qaeda is a shadow of its former self, a ragged collection of dispersed groups with little in the way of coordination. The State Department had identified him as a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist" in January 2017. Previous images have only shown him as a child.
Al-Qaeda has yet to confirm the U.S. announcement.
"You see al-Qaida's operation in Syria or in Afghanistan, Pakistan alongside the Taliban, that continued from before 9/11".
"Al-Qaeda survived the death of his father", he said. U.S. Navy SEALs killed the elder bin Laden in a raid on a house in Abbottabad, Pakistan, in 2011.