US captures Benghazi attack suspect: Pentagon

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 22:04

Washington: The US military has captured a key suspect linked to the deadly 2012 attack on an American consulate in Benghazi in a secret raid in Libya over the weekend, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

"I can confirm that on Sunday, June 15 the US military in cooperation with law enforcement personnel captured Ahmed Abu Khatallah, a key figure in the attacks on US facilities in Benghazi, Libya, in September 2012," spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said.

AFP

First Published: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 22:04
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