US envoy to Libya, 3 embassy staff killed in rocket strike

US envoy to Libya, 3 embassy staff killed in rocket strike

Beni Mazar : Egypt | Sep 12, 2012 at 4:02 AM PDT
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The US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other embassy members were killed in a rocket strike in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday, Libyan official sources said.

It was not clear, however, whether the ambassador was in his vehicle or at the Libyan consulate when the strike took place. He was being escorted to safety when the strike took place, news reports said. Washington condemned the incident severely.

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