Bin Laden’s son probably killed

Saad bin Laden is reportedly hit by missile from US attack drone


 

US intelligence officials say it was dumb luck that Saad bin Laden was at the strike zone in Pakistan’s tribal areas earlier this year, as he was not of a high enough rank in al-Qaeda to be specifically targeted. However, he is believed to be the mastermind behind several bombings in Saudi Arabia and may have been his father’s pick to one day take over the terrorist organization. Officials are still waiting for DNA confirmation, but say they are “80 to 85 per cent,” sure that Saad was killed.

The Guardian


 
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