Libya Arrests Four in Attack

    Image #: 19352305    The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi is seen in flames during a protest by an armed group said to have been protesting a film being produced in the United States September 11, 2012. An American staff member of the U.S. consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi has died following fierce clashes at the compound, Libyan security sources said on Wednesday. Armed gunmen attacked the compound on Tuesday evening, clashing with Libyan security forces before the latter withdrew as they came under heavy fire. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori (LIBYA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)       REUTERS /ESAM OMRAN AL-FETORI /LANDOV

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    Libya has arrested four people in connection with the attack against the U.S. consulate that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others. Security sources say that a larger group of people are under surveillance in addition to the four in custody. The  country has organized a multiagency task force, made up of intelligence, defense, and interior officials to hunt down the suspected Islamic militants who carried out the attack. Meanwhile, officials have announced that a former Navy SEAL was among the four Americans killed during the attack. 42-year-old Glen Doherty was part of the security team protecting the ambassador. The third victim was identified as Foreign Service Officer Sean Smith, a former member of the Air Force. The identify of the fourth American who was killed has not yet been released.

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