US Offers $1m Reward For Help Finding Osama Bin Laden Son

 US Offers $1m Reward For Help Finding Osama Bin Laden Son

The US government is offering $1m (£755,000) for help tracing the son of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.

The state department said the reward would be paid for help locating Hamza bin Laden in any country as part its “rewards for justice” programme.

The statement said bin Laden’s son, who was named a “specially designated global terrorist” in January 2017, had emerged as a leader of al-Qaida. His father was killed in a US military raid in Pakistan in May 2011.

Hamza bin Laden has released audio and video messages calling for attacks against the US and its allies. Al-Qaida was responsible for the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US.

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