KABUL: Osama bin Laden’s 12-year-old grandson has reportedly been killed in an air strike.
His father, Hamza Bin Laden, revealed he died on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border last year.
The young boy, also named Osama, was praised for his “martyrdom”.
According to the Hindustan Times, a leaked letter from Osama’s father titled “Letter From Sheikh Mujahid Hamza Bin Laden” was published by al-Qaeda’s propaganda outlet, Global Islamic Media Front.
The letter reportedly contains a picture of the dead boy and read: “We console ourselves and you on the martyrdom on the hero cub … the grandson of braver … our son Osama, may Allah have mercy on him.”
It also referred to him acting out scenes of martyrdom with other children.