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Libya doctor: U.S. ambassador died of asphyxia

By Esam Mohamed and Maggie Michael
Associated Press


TRIPOLI, Libya » The Libyan doctor who treated U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens says the diplomat died of severe asphyxiation and that he tried for 90 minutes to revive him.

Ziad Abu Zeid told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Stevens was brought to the Benghazi Medical Center by Libyans the night before, with no other Americans and that initially no one realized he was the ambassador.

Abu Zeid said Stevens had "severe asphyxia," apparently from smoke inhalation, causing stomach bleeding, but had no other injuries.

Stevens and three American security guards died when the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi came under attack from a mob angry over an anti-Islam film made in the U.S. The crowd fired guns and rocket-propelled grenades and set fire to the consulate.

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patk wrote:
There are so many good people in this world and then there are the parts of every society that are just the disease. The cancer. We need some chemotherapy on the human race, all religions and races included.
on September 12,2012 | 05:18AM
cojef wrote:
Seems like the news account have been edited heavily to be politically correct so as to not further inflame the Muslims. The article slipped a bit by stating that "a mob of angry over...", and then later state, "the crowd....". First mob then crowd. The so called crowd was a frenzied mob of, crazed religious freaks bent on creating chaos, without regard the the sanctity of the US Consulate. Is the media being chortled to pacify the Muslim fanatics. Yes, they are fanatics, who burned property belonging to the US.
on September 12,2012 | 12:48PM
false wrote:
2016the movie.com is a must see to understand these events.
on September 12,2012 | 01:36PM
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