The official said the US had a role in his death, but did not provide any details. The official added that the US government has recently received evidence confirming his death.
The New York Times quoted two US officials and said, "The United States government was involved in the operation that killed the younger Mr. bin Laden, but it was not clear what exactly that role was. "
When she offered the reward, the US government accused the Saudi-born Hamza bin Laden is about to encourage attacks against the US.
While the New York Times said that the operation that killed him took place prior to the US Department of State's offer of rewards, his death had yet to be confirmed by the US government.
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