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218NEWS discloses names of suspects wanted for attack on US consulate in Benghazi

On the seventh commemoration of the death of the US ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi, 218TV reveals through reliable and well-informed sources that US authorities have asked the Libyan Interior Ministry to cooperate in identifying 6 out of 14 people accused to have carried out the attack on the US consulate.

The sources told 218TV that high profile security apparatuses in Washington want to identify “Marea Al-Arfi, Abdelrahman Bilablo, Morasem Al-Huni, Ahmed Al-Huni, Mohammed Al-Werfalli, and Abdelrazzaq Al-Koa”, who are all believed to be from Benghazi and are now banned from travel by orders of the Libyan Interior Ministry.

US authorities identified earlier 8 other suspects: “Al-Zubair Al-Bakoush, Muftah Hamza Al-Sallak, Wlaid Al-Bernawi, Zakariya Al-Burghathi, Salah Amari, Ramadan Al-Tarabelsi, Omar Al-Shaliya and Abdelkader Abdelsalam Azzouz. It is not clear whether the US have detained them all or not.

On June 27, 2018, a US court sentenced Libyan national Ahmed Abu Khattala to 22 years in prison for charges of plotting the deadly attack on US consulate in Benghazi, where ambassador Stevens was killed.

The US forces arrested on Libyan soil in Misrata on October 29, 2017 the terrorist “Mustafa Al-Imam” who is of Palestinian origin and a member of Derna Shura Council. He is facing a life sentence if convicted with financing and providing resources to terrorists.

Meanwhile, on May 26, 2019, the Libyan National Army (LNA) killed in the battle on southern Tripoli the terrorist “Mohammed bin Dardaf” – a member of Ansar Al-Sharia who is wanted by the Military Prosecutor for his role in the attack on US consulate in Benghazi in 2012.

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