Header Navigation

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Mob lynches US envoy in Libya

US Ambassador 












US ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed when a mob angered over a film mocking Islam stormed the US consulate in Benghazi, sparking world outrage and drawing an apology from the Libyan authorities.

The attack coincided with the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

The Benghazi attack came hours after Islamists stormed the US embassy in Cairo in a similar protest against the amateur US-made Internet video. Large crowds surrounded the US embasies at Morocco Sudan and Tunisia. The film, Innocence of Muslims, in which actors have strong American accents, portrays Muslims as immoral and gratuitously violent.

Continue Reading Story Deccan Chronicle Hyderabad