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Libyan guards killed in US consulate attack—envoy

A burnt car is seen after an attack on the US Consulate by protesters angry over a film that ridiculed Islam’s Prophet Muhammad in Benghazi, Libya, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012. A number of Libyan security guards were killed and wounded trying to defend US ambassador Chris Stevens, who was killed in the attack, along with three other Americans. AP PHOTO/IBRAHIM ALAGURI

UNITED NATIONS—A number of Libyan security guards were killed and wounded trying to defend US ambassador Chris Stevens during the attack in Benghazi in which the US diplomat died, a Libyan UN envoy said Wednesday.

Ibrahim Dabbashi, Libya’s deputy UN ambassador, told reporters that up to 10 Libyan security personnel were killed and wounded in the attack on Tuesday. “Some of them have been killed at the start of the attack,” he said.

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    US policy would always result to violence and death.

    • zdrx

      it was not because of US policy. it was because of a lowly indie film that made the prophet a joke, that enraged the mob.

      • PHtaxpayer

         hello!  US armed the rebels to oust Khadafi.  Now you have chaos in Libya which caused the death of US Ambassador.  Not the indie film

      • zdrx

        no denying…libyans civilians are armed to the teeth.
        but they are largely grateful and friendly to the west.

        it took some idiot to show his insulting film on youtube.
        and it took another islamic terrorist to incite the crowd.

        result: tragedy.

  • charlie_oscar

    I find it a sad reminder on 9-11, the failures of the FBI counter-terrorism unit in New York – A large, bloated agency of abject failure. We pay billions of dollars to provide all the tools they ask for and yet – at the end of the day, that cannot even protect our Ambassadors in a region were a shoulder rocket is as common as a pocket knife. The WTC towers were hit twice and both times, the FBI director whined it was impossible to connect a few dots….(as many dots as there were)  The Embassies have local staff and informants who are supposed to update the security by being among the various groups that might pose a risk.  This attack was planned and it was not about a movie depicting Mohammed in a disrespectful way.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/CAWLT6SE3IC36RTDVRUIDWO364 Dag Erickson

          Many Americans today believe that the 9/11 incident was a FALSEFLAG ATTACK.  There are too many inconsistencies. Here. Go to YouTube and research the following; 1.Israelis with bombs & Arab disguises caught on 9/11  2.Explosive laden van 2-3 arrests on 9/11.   3. Terrorstorm  4.Fabled Enemies
           You can also go to YouTube and research the following;  1. Jesse Ventura, Conspiracy Theory, 9/11  2.Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory, 9/11 Pentagon

  • $18209031

    US must pay these Libyans’ funeral expenses and benefits for defending US territory which is the US consulates grounds considered extension of US property. And that Jewish filmaker Bacile who reaped profits of this film must show his support, donate money to help in their burial expenses.

  • http://LendingWanted.com/ LendingWanted

    Oh!, condolence =(
    US please help the family of the victims, because they died to defend the US ambassador, it will be a reward/honor to them. so please HELP.

  • FEDUPAmerican1

    I would like to thank this news site for acknowledging the murdered security guards in defending the US embassy seeing how all other outlets fail to mention them. My prayers go out to their families and my Allah keep them. And may their children know that their father’s  died in the defense of democracy. 

  • Clayton Pauze

    Complete BS. Why not say 6? 125? But 10? Nice neat round number pulled out of thin air.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_76TR62MAEBAWVNZQV3Z6V2QTQ4 sdasfaf

    why this was not mention before ? see what the media is doing!….

  • $10756359

    Who reads this stuff…..

  • $10756359

    Oh, the maid…

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