President Mohammed Magarief told CBS News on Sunday that about 50
people had been arrested in connection with the attack on the U.S.
consulate in Benghazi, which killed four Americans.
Some of the suspects - including those who planned the attack - were from outside Libya, Magarief said.
attack on Tuesday came amid protests over a video made in the United
States that Muslims saw as blaspheming the Prophet Mohammad. The protest
in Benghazi resulted in the deaths of the U.S. ambassador to Libya and
three other Americans.
An official source also mentioned that the
Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdel A'al has discharged 2 security
officials on the backdrop of what the state witnessed regarding the
incident of the US Consulate.
The source pointed out that the
Interior Minister has discharged his assistant in the area of North
Libya Wanis Sharef and the head of national security in Benghazi
Brigadier Hussein Bou Hmida, appointingd Colonel Salah al-Din Doghman as