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General suggests Benghazi raids work of 2 groups

Attackers in 2nd wave said to have precise mortar skills

Posted: July 10, 2014 at 4:08 a.m.

This Nov. 15, 2012, file photo shows Gen. Carter Ham, then-head of the U.S. Africa Command, at the University of Sciences Politiques, in Paris. Newly revealed testimony from top military commanders involved in the U.S. response to the Benghazi attacks suggests that the perpetrators of a second, dawn assault on a CIA complex probably were different from those who penetrated the U.S. diplomatic mission the evening before and set it ablaze, killing Ambassador Chris Stevens and another American. The second attack, which killed two security contractors, showed clear military training, retired Gen. Carter Ham told Congress in closed-door testimony released late Wednesday, July 9. 2014.

Newly revealed testimony from top military commanders involved in the U.S. response to the Benghazi attacks suggests that the perpetrators of a second, dawn assault on a CIA complex were different from those who penetrated the U.S. diplomatic mission the evening before and set it ablaze, killing Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and another American.

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