Al Qaeda Offers $160,000 In Gold To Anyone Who Kills U.S. Ambassador

al qaeda militants

Al Qaeda in Yemen has offered 3 kilograms of gold to anyone who kills Gerald Feierstein, the U.S. Ambassador, according to Reuters.

At today’s trading prices, 3 kilograms of gold — a little more than 96 troy ounces — is worth a little over $161,000.

The group has also offered $23,000 to anyone who kills an American soldier.

his branch of al Qaeda is considered the most dangerous existing branch by American analysts. 

Read the full article here. 

NOW WATCH: Briefing videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.