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Fox urgent now US diplomatic compounds under attack in not one but two countries in the Middle East.
First breaking news -- US consulate in Libya where we're now getting conflicting reports about the death of one American Consulate staff member.
After militants stormed the US embassy compound in eastern Libya in Ben Ghazi.
And there's brand new video just into was at Fox News the video is dark because it happened the middle of the night -- look.
Reports now indicate militants raided the compound Libyan security forces tried to fight back they tell us.
But then withdrew because the fire was just coming in nonstop.
Now there's word looters have been cleaning out the place.
And then there's Cairo Egypt a group of protesters scaled the wall of the US embassy -- stormed the -- ground.
-- down an American flag and tried to burn it outside the embassy walls.
All the -- -- you out of -- were Jonathan Hunt with much more in the newsroom first Libyan Jonathan.
-- as you can imagine there is a degree of conflicting information coming out of nighttime -- air amid the chaos of an attack on the US consulate.
But multiple news agencies now reporting.
I live in security sources telling them that and Americans stop -- but has been killed in that attack Reuters for instance.
Quoting the spokesman to Libya's supreme security committee saying quote.
One American -- member has died and a number have been injured in the clashes State Department.
-- not confirming that only confirming quote we can confirm that our office in -- Ghazi Libya has been attacked by a group of militants.
We -- working with the Libyans now to secure with a -- had.
We condemn in the strongest terms this attack.
On our diplomatic mission that from State Department spokeswoman.
Victoria and you and as we've seen in the past.
These situations tend to get was.
Before they get better -- will be a tense day tomorrow across the Middle East and we'll have updates throughout the evening Jonathan Hunt thank you and now you.
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