WASTINGTON (New Desk): As per to documents, shows that assassinated Al-Qaeda Chief Osama bin Laden wanted to secure currency in the form of gold and foreign currency.
New York Times unveils that, that he wanted his and directed workers to buy gold, Euro, Kuwaiti Dinar and Chinese Yen. This money was obtained through kidnapping a person and later demands the victim family for ransom.
The letter shows that Al Qaeda manager Atiya Abdur Rehman was instructed by the Al-Qaeda Chief. He directed him to buy gold from a trustworthy broker in Peshawar, as per CIA unveiled.
Osama Bin Laden wrote that, “If need arises sell foreign currency first. Leave gold till the very end,”. In the letter he also forecasted that gold prices will increase in the coming years.
The letter was seized amid in the Navy Seals operation in Abottabad.
Bin Laden forecasted that gold prices would rise to $3000 per ounce. Osama bin Laden financial prediction proved wrong and gold prices did rise, but only to $1900 per ounce.
US operation took place in the month of March, a mission to kill or capture Osama Bin Laden.
Operation took place in night and US special forces flew from Afghanistan to wipe out Bin Laden’s place in Pakistan.
They swooped down on the compound in stealth helicopters, swept through the buildings within the high walled enclosure and killing total number of five people including Bin Laden.
Mission took place around 40 times, taking with them Bin Laden’s body and confiscating a hoard of computer data devices.
They also left behind the other dead, among which was a woman and one of Bin Laden’s sons. They also left a group of three women and 13 children – two girls and 11 boys – bound with plastic ties.
Where as President Obama and his security team watched live operation in real time from the White House.
In the operation US team was compelled to left behind one of its helicopters after it was damaged in a hard landing at the compound site. It destroyed in an explosion set by the US forces as they left back to air base in Afghanistan.
Publicly US official have provide very few details about the raid.