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U.S. Consulate Attack in Benghazi, Libya

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The attack on the Benghazi compound began at about 9:40 p.m. local time on Sept. 11, 2012.


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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