Man detained in connection to Benghazi attack: report

By Eric W. Dolan
Thursday, March 14, 2013 20:17 EDT
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A man believed to be connected to the attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi has been detained by Libyan authorities, CNN reported Thursday.

The suspect, Faraj al-Shibli, was detained shortly after returning from a trip to Pakistan. It is unclear what involvement he had in the attack, which left U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans dead.

Al-Shibli is currently the only suspect in custody. Another suspect, Ali Hamzi, was briefly detained and interrogated by the FBI in Tunisia. He was released by a Tunisian judge in January.

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
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