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Consulate Attack Lasted Nearly 5 Hours

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Consulate Attack Lasted Nearly 5 Hours Consulate Attack Lasted Nearly 5 Hours The assault on the American consulate in Libya consisted of two separate attacks that forced the Americans from the consulate and then besieged them in a second building in a gunbattle that lasted four and half hours, according to a detailed timeline from a senior administration official. The bloody offensive by extremists killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. In addition, three more U.S. personnel were wounded.


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