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Libya / US Consulate Attack / New Reports #1031240

CNN Evening News for Friday, Sep 21, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news from CNN on the attack on the US consulate in Libya that resulted in the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens and two other Americans {Glen Doherty† and Tyrone Woods†} who had been former SEALs contracted as security introduced; diagram of the US compound shown. [CNN's Fran TOWNSEND - describes why the two men were there to provide security and what is known about the assault; outlines the security presence there.] [CNN's Arwa DAMON - describes what happened in the second intense attack at the compound using more fire power; states we heard from witnesses that the attack did not follow demonstrations but happened simultaneously; reviews what is happening in Benghazi today with intense gunfire in a chaotic situation.] Video from unrest in Benghazi today shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) CNN's prior reports on the concerns of Stevens found in a journal with his handwriting and the return of the journal to the Stevens family noted.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:09:40

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