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Arrests made in the killing of US Ambassador

Arrests made in the killing of US Ambassador U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans died after the gunmen attacked the U.S. consulate.

Thu, September 13, 2012 - 3:35 PM

Reuters) - Libyan authorities have made four arrests in the investigation into the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi in which the U.S. ambassador and three embassy staff were killed, the deputy interior minister said on Thursday.

"Four men are in custody and we are interrogating them because they are suspected of helping instigate the events at the U.S. consulate," Wanis Sharif told Reuters.

He gave no more details.

U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens and three other Americans died after the gunmen attacked the U.S. consulate and a safe house refuge in the eastern city of Benghazi on Tuesday night. The attackers were part of a mob blaming America for a film they said insulted the Prophet Mohammad.

Demonstrators attacked the U.S. embassies in Yemen and Egypt on Thursday in protests against the film, and American warships were moved closer to Libya.

President Barack Obama has vowed to bring to justice those responsible for the Benghazi attack, which U.S. officials said may have been planned in advance. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Washington had nothing to do with the video, which she called "disgusting and reprehensible".

 

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Posted by MIKE LINDO 1 year, 10 months ago
The video was just used by Islamists as a pretext for these violent demonstrations. This so called movie has been out on YouTube since 2011.
I have had a look at the trailer and it would be a waste of money for the paying public to want to see this in the form of a movie(couldn't even half -fill a cinema).
On the other hand,as follower of a religion that claim to be peaceful,it is a given for Muslims mobs to react in murderous rages at an perceived slight of their prophet.
With all the provocative attacks --in movies,skits and art (Piss Christ,Jesus Christ Superstar,Life of Brian etc),I have yet to see Christians react in a violent manner.Why?Are they more tolerant?

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