American Consulate Under Attack

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A US Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft is parked at Tripoli International Airport on September 12, 2012. The United States is deploying a US Marine anti-terrorism team to Libya to bolster security after a deadly attack on the American consulate in Benghazi in which ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed, a US defense official said. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)
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LIBYA-US-UNREST-MILITARY
A US Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft is parked at Tripoli International Airport on September 12, 2012. The United States is deploying a US Marine anti-terrorism team to Libya to bolster security after a deadly attack on the American consulate in Benghazi in which ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed, a US defense official said. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)
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Mohamed al-Megaryef, president of Libya's highest political authority the General National Congress, gives a press conference on September 12, 2012 in Tripoli, Libya, following an overnight attack on the US consualate in Benghazi. Libya apologised to the United States a day after US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed when an armed mob stormed the American consulate in Benghazi. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)
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Libya's Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib, and Mohamed al-Megaryef (unseen), president of Libya's highest political authority the General National Congress, give a press conference on September 12, 2012 in Tripoli, Libya, following an overnight attack on the US consualate in Benghazi. Libya apologised to the United States a day after US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed when an armed mob stormed the American consulate in Benghazi. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)
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Libya's Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib (R) and Mohamed al-Megaryef (L), president of Libya's highest political authority the General National Congress, give a press conference on September 12, 2012 in Tripoli, Libya, following an overnight attack on the US consualate in Benghazi. Libya apologised to the United States a day after US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed when an armed mob stormed the American consulate in Benghazi. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)
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A burnt building is seen inside the US Embassy compound on September 12, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya, following an overnight attack on the building. The US ambassador to Libya and three of his colleagues were killed in an attack on the US consulate in the eastern Libyan city by Islamists outraged over an amateur American-made Internet video mocking Islam, less than six months after being appointed to his post. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)
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LIBYA-UNREST-US
Libya's Prime Minister Abdurrahim El-Keib, and Mohamed al-Megaryef (unseen), president of Libya's highest political authority the General National Congress, give a press conference on September 12, 2012 in Tripoli, Libya, following an overnight attack on the US consualate in Benghazi. Libya apologised to the United States a day after US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed when an armed mob stormed the American consulate in Benghazi. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA (Photo credit should read GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)
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LIBYA-UNREST-US
The wreckage of a car sits inside the US Embassy compound on September 12, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya, following an overnight attack on the building. The US ambassador to Libya and three of his colleagues were killed in an attack on the US consulate in the eastern Libyan city by Islamists outraged over an amateur American-made Internet video mocking Islam, less than six months after being appointed to his post. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)
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LIBYA-UNREST-US
A burnt house and a car are seen inside the US Embassy compound on September 12, 2012 in Benghazi, Libya following an overnight attack on the building. The US ambassador to Libya and three of his colleagues were killed in an attack on the US consulate in the eastern Libyan city by Islamists outraged over an amateur American-made Internet video mocking Islam, less than six months after being appointed to his post. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/GettyImages)
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REFILING TO IDENTIFY VICTIM Libyan civilians help an unconscious man, identified by eyewitnesses as US ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, at the US consulate compound in Benghazi in the early hours of September 12, 2012, following an overnight attack on the building. Stevens and three of his colleagues were killed in an attack on the US consulate in the eastern Libyan city by Islamists outraged over an amateur American-made Internet video mocking Islam, less than six months after being appointed to his post. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read -/AFP/GettyImages)
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
A vehicle (R) and the surround buildings burn after they were set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
A vehicle sits smoldering in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)
An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)
An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. (STR/AFP/GettyImages)
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
A burnt out vehicle sits smoldering in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
A vehicle and the surrounding area are engulfed in flames after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
A vehicle and surrounding buildings smolder after they were set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
A car vehicle burns after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)
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