"There were no civilian casualties related to the operation over the weekend, and all the personnel involved in the operation have safely departed from Libya, Kirby stated."
Washington, June 17 - The Pentagon confirmed Tuesday that the US forces have captured in a raid a key figure suspected behind the September 2012 attacks on the US diplomatic facilities in Libya's second largest city of Benghazi.

The suspect, Ahmed Abu Khatallah, is in the US custody in a secure location outside of Libya, Xinhua quoted John Kirby, spokesman of the Defense Department, as saying.

There were no civilian casualties related to the operation over the weekend, and all the personnel involved in the operation have safely departed from Libya, Kirby stated.

On Sep 11, 2012, Islamic militants attacked the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, killing US Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.


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