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Libya / US Consulate Attack #1033613

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) More details about the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and 3 others reviewed; details given about the deployment of the Commander's In-extremis Force commando team to Sigonella, Italy and the confusion over what was happening; State Department cables quoted; video shown from inside the consulate. The arrest of a suspect in the attack noted.

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s reaction to the claim of responsibility via Facebook and Twitter from the militant group Ansar al Sharia noted. [CLINTON – says posting on Facebook is not evidence.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David
Duration:
00:01:50

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