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US Consulate in Libya, Egypt Attacked

The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other embassy staff were killed after a mob stormed the American consulate in Benghazi late Tuesday. In Egypt, protesters scaled the fortified walls of the U.S. embassy in Cairo, tore up an American flag and replaced it with an Islamic banner.
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An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012.
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An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012.

US Consulate in Benghazi in flames during protest September 11, 2012
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US Consulate in Benghazi in flames during protest September 11, 2012

A vehicle sits smoldering in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012.
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A vehicle sits smoldering in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012.

Thousands of Egyptian demonstrators angered by the film produced by expatriate members of Egypt's Christian minority resident in the United States, tore down the US flag during the protest at the embassy, September 11, 2012.
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Thousands of Egyptian demonstrators angered by the film produced by expatriate members of Egypt's Christian minority resident in the United States, tore down the US flag during the protest at the embassy, September 11, 2012.

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