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U.S. Consulate Attack in Benghazi, Libya

Crumbled Structure

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Crumbled Structure

The consulate in Benghazi had two sections: a public section that included common areas and a meeting space, and a residential section. Another building housed diplomatic security agents.


Terrorists burned down the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, killing four Americans, on Sept. 11, 2012. These new photos were released at a House hearing on the failed security there.

See highlights of the House hearing.

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