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November 1, 2012

U.S. says CIA sent security team to Benghazi consulate 25 minutes after attack, refuting claims of delay

A CIA security team rushed to the U.S. consulate in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi less than 25 minutes after receiving the first call that the mission was under attack, while a second squad was dispatched by air from the capital, Tripoli, according to a timeline released on Thursday by U.S. intelligence officials.

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