Spanish student shocked to discover his landlord is brother of terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden

Studio flats come with dinner party rooms, a cinema and a private gym

LAST UPDATED: 1 Nov, 2016 @ 22:21

Bin Laden (left) and brother

A SPANISH student in Glasgow has been left stunned after discovering his landlord is Osama Bin Laden’s brother.

Pablo Canga, from Gijon, has been staying at Woodside House in the city centre, where studio flats come with dinner party rooms, a cinema and a private gym.

But what residents at the €14,000-a-year accomodation didn’t know was that the building is owned by Saudi construction tycoon Bakr Mohammed Bin Laden, half-brother to the mastermind behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks Osama Bin Laden.

Woodside House
Woodside House

The 21-year-old Spaniard, who is studying mechanics at Glasgow University, said: “I have friends who live in this building and I am quite shocked to hear that this is Osama Bin Laden’s brother’s property.

“In Spain, people view Osama Bin Laden as a very cruel terrorist.

“I think that Spanish people coming to study in Glasgow would definitely be put off to discover that this was who owned the accommodation. They may not want to stay there.”


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