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U.S. Consulate Attack in Benghazi, Libya

Assessing the Damage

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Benghazi CompoundDamages from AttackShattered WallCrumbled StructureBlasted VehicleInterior DamagesEscape AttemptsAssessing the Damage

Assessing the Damage

In the early morning of Sept. 12, an additional security team arrived from Tripoli, followed by Libyan government security officers, who regained control and escorted the remaining Americans to the airport. The ambassador's body had been taken to Benghazi General Hospital, where his remains were retrieved.


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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