02 May '11, 3am

Factbox: Who was Osama bin Laden?

Factbox: Who was Osama bin Laden?

In this file photo, Osama bin Laden is seen at an undisclosed location in this television image broadcast. -- PHOTO: AP HERE are some key facts about Osama bin Laden, who United States officials said late on Sunday has been killed and his body recovered by US Authorities. * Bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia in 1957, one of more than 50 children of millionaire construction magnate Mohamed bin Laden. His first marriage was to a Syrian cousin at the age of 17, and he is reported to have at least 23 children from at least five wives. *Convinced that Muslims are victims of US-led terrorism, bin Laden is blamed for masterminding a series of attacks on US targets in Africa and the Middle East in the 1990s. His family, which became rich from the Saudi construction boom, disowned him, and he was stripped of his Saudi citizenship. * He fought in the US-funded insurgency in the 1980...

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