US cast doubt on bin Laden sons' capture

Two of terror leader Osama bin Laden’s sons were today reported to have been wounded and captured in an Afghan gun battle involving US troops.

Two of terror leader Osama bin Laden’s sons were today reported to have been wounded and captured in an Afghan gun battle involving US troops.

But in Washington a White House official cast doubt on the report, saying: “We, in fact, think it’s wrong."

However, Pakistan’s provincial home minister Sanaullah Zehri said the two - Saad and Hamza bin Laden – were arrested yesterday in south-western Afghanistan in a joint operation involving Pakistani and US forces,

“They were arrested from Rabat area in Afghanistan,” Zehri told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.

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