The British newspaper Telegraph reported on Tuesday that Hamza bin Laden, the youngest son of Osama bin Laden, may have escaped capture during the US raid against his father in Abbottabad.
Security officials believe a member of the Bin Laden household has disappeared since the raid, further deepening the confusion about who was killed.
Investigators have said that one of Bin Laden’s widows has admitted a family member has not been seen since the raid.
The fresh details raise fears that bin Laden’s youngest son and closest confidant, Hamza, may have escaped.
The White House initially claimed that 20-year-old Hamza had been killed in the raid, but later officials said his 22-year-old brother Khalid had been killed instead.