U.S. Ambassador, Three Embassy Staff Killed in Libya

(Reuters) Tamim Elyan and Omar al-Mosmari - "The American ambassador and three staff members were killed when gunmen fired rockets at them," a Libyan official in Benghazi said on Wednesday. Ambassador Christopher Stevens had been on his way to a safer venue after protesters attacked the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi and opened fire, killing a staff member, in protest of an amateur U.S. film that they deemed blasphemous to the Prophet Mohammad.

2012-09-12 00:00:00

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