U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens Killed In Libya Over Film Trailer
A group of armed men stormed and set fire on the U.S. consulate in the city of Benghazi in protest of a video considered an offense against Islam for his criticism of Mohammad.
The U.S. ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other employees of the delegation Benagsi died during the attack on the consulate in that city.
A Libyan official said that there was a rocket attack. It is not clear whether the ambassador was in his car or in the Libyan consulate when the attack occurred. “The Libyan ambassador and three staff members were killed when gunmen fired rockets at them,” said the official.
On Tuesday, a group of armed men stormed and set fire on the U.S. consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi to protest allegedly made a video in the United States and considered an offense against Islam for his criticism of Mohammad.
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As reported by the deputy interior minister for the eastern Libya, Wanis to Sharf, a group of armed men gathered in front of the diplomatic mission in the suburb of Al Fuihat and then stormed the building.
During the protest, in which participants performed several shots in the air, a group of protesters stormed the consulate and burned part of it. According to Al Sharf, workers were outside the complex.
This incident comes shortly after a group of protesters in the complex penetrated the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, which tore the American flag.
Graphic pictures of the Islamists dragging the dead body of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens