Report: Al Zawahri's Son-in-Law Killed in U.S. Strike

AFGHANISTAN/PAKISTAN

Report: Al Zawahri's Son-in-Law Killed in U.S. Strike

The family of Ayman al Zawahri's son-in-law, Hossam Abdul Latif Abu Bakr, received news that he was killed in a US strike in Afghanistan, reports al Hayat today. Abu Bakr, 32, was one of Osama bin Laden's most important bodyguards, according to the newspaper. He was married to al Zawahri's daughter Fatema al Zahraa and they had four children, including one born this month. Al Hayat says he called his family in Saudi Arabia last week to tell them about the birth of his fourth child. As for Abu Marwan al Suri, who was killed in clashes with Pakistani forces, al Hayat says he was Saudi and he recently escaped the Kunar region. The paper quotes Pakistani security sources as saying that a laptop, a video camera, hand grenades and docs were found in his car. (Al Hayat)

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