Libya makes 4 arrests in deadly US Consulate attack in Benghazi
US Ambassador Christopher Stevens was killed by a radical faction of Al-qaeda taking orders from fighters in Egypt who were appalled by the disrespect of a California filmmaker who poked fun at the Muslim God Mohammed.
Libyan authorities have made four arrests in the investigation into the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi in which the U.S. ambassador and three embassy staff were killed, the deputy interior minister said on Thursday. "Four men are in custody and we are interrogating them because they are suspected of helping instigate the events at the U.S. Consulate," Wanis Sharif told Reuters.
He gave no more details.
The United States and Libya has agreed to cooperate to find out who was responsible for the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi in which the ambassador to the North African state and three other Americans died.