U.S. Official Killed at Benghazi’s U.S. Consulate

by Charles C. W. Cooke

The U.S. embassy in Cairo is fighting the mob with platitudes. Meanwhile in Benghazi, per CNN:

The Libyan government has notified the United States that an American consular official was killed at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, a U.S. State Department official told CNN Tuesday.

The State Department does not have independent confirmation of the death of an American, the official said.

Earlier Tuesday, a group of militants attacked the consulate, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.

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