Its homecoming for Osama bin Laden's youngest wife

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Amal Ahmed al-Sadah
Riyadh, Jun 22: Terror head Osama bin Laden's wife Amal Ahmed al-Sadah will soon leave for her country Yemen from Pakistan.

29-year-old Sadah who married Laden in 1999 was held captive by the US special forces after her husband was killed. She was injured in the operation which killed Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

Newspaper reports in Saudi Arabia and Yemen supported by officials in Riyadh said that arrangements between Yemeni and Pakistani diplomats have already been made for Sadah to be departed to her country along with her 12-year-old daughter.

Zakria al-Sadah, Sadah's brother was quoted by the Yemen Times that his sister would "arrive in the coming days" after legal formalities were completed.

According to Sadah's family, they saw for the last time after her marriage to Laden when she was 17-year-old in 2000. Their communication was restricted and the only source of communication was through couriers.

After her family came to know that she gave birth to a daughter, they travelled all the way to Afghanistan to meet her. While her family was about to leave, bin Laden had asked her if she wished to go with them or either be with him. "I want to be martyred with you and I won't leave as long as you're alive," recalled her cousin, as Sadah replied to Laden.

Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of numerous terror attacks around the world was killed by US Navy SEALs in a late-night operation in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 1. The SEALs swooped on to Osama's mansion in the Pakistani garrison town, killed Osama and are said to have given his corpse a sea-burial.

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