Airstrike kills Beng­hazi sus­pect

Los Angeles Times - - THE WORLD - — times staff re­ports

A U. S. airstrike in Iraq killed an Is­lamic State fighter sus­pected of in­volve­ment in the 2012 at­tack on the U. S. diplo­matic mis­sion in Beng­hazi, Libya, that re­sulted in the deaths of Am­bas­sador J. Christo­pher Stevens and three other Amer­i­cans, the Pen­tagon said.

Ali Awni Harzi’s ve­hi­cle was hit in the June 15 strike

.“in Mo­sul, in north­ern Iraq, ac­cord­ing to the Pen­tagon.

U. S. mil­i­tary of­fi­cials be­lieve Harzi was re­spon­si­ble for re­cruit­ing f ighters from North Africa.

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