US official dies in Libya consulate attack in Benghazi
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US official dies in Libya consulate attack in Benghazi

12 September 2012 Last updated at 02:36 BST

An American official has been killed in the US consulate in Libya's second city, Benghazi.

The consulate was set on fire by gunmen in protest over a film circulating on the internet, which protesters say humiliates the prophet Mohammed.

Julie Peacock reports.