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Suspect indicted in Benghazi attack that killed U.S. ambassador
Suspect indicted in Benghazi attack that killed U.S. ambassador

Ahmed Abu Khatallah, who is suspected of helping direct the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, was indicted Tuesday as the "leader of an extremist military group" who conspired to carry out the fiery ambush that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans. Abu Khatallah, the only person taken into U.S. custody in the assault, could face the death penalty if convicted. He faces a total of 18 charges, including counts of murder "in the course of an attack on a federal facility." The federal indictment identified Abu Khatallah as the "commander of the Ubaydah Bin Jarrah, an Islamist extremist militia in Benghazi...

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