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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, Libya, late on Tuesday. An armed mob protesting over a film deemed offensive to Islam attacked the mission and set fire to the building, killing US Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other officials. Provided by Agence France-Presse
The US Ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, and three officials were killed when a mob attacked the US consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, Libyan authorities said on Wednesday.