Tuesday, September 11, 2012

US Official Killed In Libya Prophet Protest

An American is reported killed in an attack on a US consulate in Libya over a film that is said to insult the Prophet Mohammed.

A US official has been killed and others wounded in Libya as an armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam attacked the US consulate in Benghazi.

Libya's Supreme Security Committee spokesman said: "One American staff member has died and a number have been injured in the clashes."

But Abdel Monem al Hurr said he did not know the exact number of injured.

Armed gunmen attacked the compound on Tuesday evening, clashing with Libyan security forces before the latter withdrew as they came under heavy fire. Read More