Wednesday, September 12, 2012

US ambassador 'killed in Libya'?

The US ambassador to Libya has died after an attack by militiamen on the US consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi. However, the US state department has only confirmed the death of one official - but it has not named them.

Ambassador Christopher Stevens is said to be among four US officials killed in a protest over a US-produced film that is said to insult the Prophet Muhammad.

Protesters have also attacked the US embassy in Cairo over the film.

In the attack in Benghazi, unidentified armed men stormed the grounds, shooting at buildings and throwing handmade bombs into the compound.

Read more: Joy Online


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