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The details are still coming out about what happened in Ben -- on September 11.
In off camera briefings and congressional hearings.
Special report has investigated as well.
Greg -- -- took that information and went to Ben Ghazi himself.
There he talked to eyewitnesses.
And scoured the abandoned compound for additional clues.
Now he pulls it all together.
And -- used to a timeline of terror.
You won't soon forget September 11.
Morning the US ambassador to Libya Cris Stevens has a full day of meetings ahead of them.
But since the eleventh anniversary of the al-Qaeda attacks he schedules all of them out of caution behind the perceived safety of the US mission walls -- Ben -- 7:30 PM Stevens takes his last meeting in the large residence building with a Turkish consul general it and after an hour.
At this point outside the main gate of the compound on the other side of the US mission Walt.
In this -- -- all is quiet but stirrings of any protests.
So on of the real help -- -- one fold in fact the ambassador decides to turn in for the night.
9 PM still no sign of any kind of spontaneous demonstration.
Over that when video.
Approaches the Obama administration but later suggests escalated into a deadly Bryant.
Joining Stevens in the main residence building is information management officer Sean Smith and for diplomatic security special agents.
Another region is at the nearby tactical operations center all these agents are armed with pistols.
9:40 PM this amateur video apparently captures the first movement outside the compound.
The mad mob of attackers break through here the main gate a weak point in the defense of the mission.
The move on here to -- understaffed media militia barracks they stormed the place they tortured.
They light up embassy cars around us cents.
They move -- with.
To eyewitnesses the fighters are well on an organized flying the radical Islamist flag some with -- accents.
The agent in the operations and received in -- scores of men pouring into the compound.
A diplomatic security agent working in the tactical operations center.
Immediately activated eminent danger notification system State Department official shortly -- was working that night in Washington.
And so she could follow the events in real time.
He also alerted the quick reaction security team station nearby.
The Libyan 17 February -- the embassy in Tripoli.
And the diplomatic security command center in Washington.
Back here in the main residence the special agent reportedly David movement comes hearing gets ambassador -- From his bedroom and brings him -- -- -- -- Smith to this room in the safe haven really a -- some medicine and other supplies upbeat.
Dark windowless closet and then outside.
A locked gate -- -- security.
-- -- radio's the others in the compound to say they are fine the other security are scrambling.
That's the gunfire and explosions gathering up their machine guns body armor and ammunition from the other buildings.
As two of them -- back to the main residence -- cut off by a -- group of all men they decide to go back and barricade themselves in.
At this point there are seven Americans at three different locations ambassador Stevens and two others in the main residence.
Two special agents at the second residence and cafeteria and then here.
And the tactical operation center -- more agents attackers.
One group penetrates the small residence the attackers whoever don't get to the agents and the eventually leave.
Inside the main residence is a different story attackers coming here and they ransacked the place.
And then they go for the locked -- they look inside it's dark they can't see anything.
They tried a lot they can't open it up inside agent Logan has got a gun trained on them ready to shoot if -- But as lieutenant colonel Andrew wood says the safe haven it's only safe for a short time.
-- -- delay for an aggressor.
But it has to rely on someone come in here.
The rest in the world.
That someone -- says might have been his only -- security team but they've been pulled out of the country.
Either way Stephens Smith and open or trapped.
I diabolical killer who -- diesel fuel around the house like -- and -- When we come back the trapped Americans trying desperately to escape.
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