Osama bin Laden
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Watch: Osama bin Laden's family in custody

Al Arabiya network publishes exclusive video of former al-Qaeda leader's family under house arrest in Pakistan

Al Arabiya television network aired a video documenting the widows, children and grandchildren of former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, in custody.


The video was taken inside a villa in Islamabad, Pakistan where bin Laden's family is serving a jail sentence for illegal residency in the country.


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The heavy security placed on the villa by Pakistani police is noticeable in the video. Bin Laden's family is held in a windowless room in the basement.


Osama bin Laden's family


The women in the video are covered in the traditional hijab worn by Muslim women as they are shown reading from the Koran. Meanwhile, bin Laden's children are seen playing with toys and running around the house.


A Pakistani court sentenced bin Laden’s three widows and two of his daughters to a month and a half in prison for illegal residency in the country.


According to the Arabic news network, they will eventually be deported from the country on April 18.



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פרסום ראשון: 04.08.12, 12:51
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