US captures Benghazi suspect

Published On: Sep 13 2012 08:38:59 AM PDT   Updated On: Jun 17 2014 11:35:50 AM PDT

U.S. forces have captured a suspect in the September 2012 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya. Take a look back at the attack and the political aftermath.

J Christopher Stevens, US ambassador to Libya
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Esam Al-Fetori/Reuters

On Sept. 11, 2012, initial reports claimed a mob of angry protestors gather outside the U.S. temporary consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Protestors reportedly stormed the building, and Ambassador Christopher Stevens and information technolgy expert Sean Smith died of smoke inhalation.

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