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CONSULATE ATTACK Libya Arrests Four Esam Al-Fetori / Reuters-Landov

Libya Arrests Four in Attack

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.

September 13, 2012 12:45 PM