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Breaking News: Assault on Consulate Leaves U.S. Ambassador Dead in Benghazi

A U.S. Ambassador is dead, along with three colleagues, as anti-American riots erupt in Libya and Egypt, on September 11th.

Protesters furious about a movie that mocks Islam went on the rampage. The U.S. Ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, was killed when the consulate in Benghazi was hit by gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades.

The Ambassador died of smoke inhalation as he tried to lead his staff out of the blazing consulate.

President Obama said in a statement, "I strongly condemn the outrageous attack on our diplomatic facility in Benghazi, which took the lives of four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens."

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