Osama’s son killed in Pakistan

May 2nd, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS  

Barack Obama Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) A son of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan, a media report said.

Xinhua quoted Duniya TV as saying that one of bin Laden’s sons was killed in an operation. The report didn’t name him.

Osama bin Laden was killed Monday in a security operation in Pakistan’s Abbotabad city, less than 100 km from the Pakistan capital.

US President Barack Obama said that the US launched a targeted operation against that compound in Abbottabad.

“A small team of Americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability. No Americans were harmed. They took care to avoid civilian casualties. After a firefight, they killed Osama bin Laden and took custody of his body,” said Obama.

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