Radical Islamists Storm US Embassy In Cairo - 9/11/2012
An American has been killed in Libya as protesters stormed the US Embassies there and in Egypt in attacks on the September 11 anniversary over a film attacking the prophet Muhammad. A US State department spokeswoman confirmed the American's death to MailOnline, but did not provide further details, pending notification of next-of-kin. Another embassy employee was injured. Witnesses said that much of the consulate has been burned by a fire set inside. Gunmen attacked US consulate offices in the eastern city of Benghazi, and fought with security forces in protest against the film, portions of which have appeared on YouTube and promoted by anti-Islam groups. Wanis al-Sharef, an interior ministry official in Bengazi, said the two were shot at the consulate during an attack by armed men who stormed the building. He provided no further details. Ultra-conservatives have claimed the actions are a protest against the film, which they say attacks Islam's prophet, Muhammad., and is a form of blasphemy. The video is shot in English, but provides Arabic subtitles. The film, clips of which are available on the social website YouTube, depicts Muhammad as a fraud, showing him having sex and calling for massacres. Egyptian media say the clip was recently produced in the United States by an anti-Muslim group. Throughout the video, Muhammad - portrayed by an American actor - is branded a 'bastard,' 'rapist' and 'child molester.' Muslims find it offensive to depict Muhammad in any fashion <b>...</b>
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