The US ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack last night that targeted his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, a Libyan official said on today.

“The American ambassador and three staff members were killed when gunmen fired rockets at them,” the official in Benghazi told Reuters. Asked about the deaths, a US Embassy employee in Tripoli said: “We have no information regarding this.” The employee said the embassy could confirm the death of one person.

The Libyan official said the US ambassador had been on his way to a safer venue after protesters attacked the US Consulate in Benghazi and opened fire, killing a staff member, in protest at a US film that they deemed blasphemous to the Prophet Mohamed.

The official said the ambassador and three other staff were killed when gunmen fired rockets at his car. He said the US Embassy had sent a military plane to transport the bodies to Tripoli to fly them to the United States.

Gunmen assaulted the Benghazi compound yesterday evening, clashing with Libyan security forces, who withdrew under heavy fire. The attackers fired at the buildings while others threw handmade bombs into the compound, setting off small explosions. Small fires were burning around the compound.

The assault followed a protest in neighbouring Egypt where demonstrators scaled the walls of the US embassy, tore down the American flag and burned it during a protest over the same film which they said insulted the Prophet Mohamed.

Source: The Independent


  1. Its high time that we get the ball rolling. There are more Muslims in this world than any other religion and its getting worst by the minute.

    It has become politically correct to refer to Israel as Palestine Territories and we are just sitting and doing nothing. meanwhile someone dares to say the truth about Islam and its haywire.

    If we will not wake up real real soon, the holocaust will look as an opening act.

    I cant believe that we are just so naive and don’t see the script, what is wrong with us? WAKE UP JEWISH PEOPLE!

  2. I would really feel bad but the USA have become sitting ducks, they show no leadership, no power and they have become a global joke.

    No one is scared anymore, no one thinks twice before attacking us because we got a president that could not care less about America

    What a pathetic joke we are


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