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For the break -- how god told you -- terrorists overran the US consulate compound in Ben Ghazi Libya.
A handful of Americans caught by surprise.
Pinned down in three different locations.
Three of those people including ambassador Chris Stevens have locked themselves in the so called safe haven constructed in one of those buildings.
The attackers can't break again.
So they've set the place of blades.
Once again from -- gosh here's Greg.
-- September 11 around 10 PM.
The entire safe haven which takes up part of the first floor of the main residence is black with thick smoke and you.
Ambassador Steven -- and David who would move -- back up from.
Within the -- area which has a window they try to open but it doesn't help.
There's just too much smoke they dropped to the floor trying to get there but even though there they can't bring.
Settled into the safe haven and take their chances with the form attackers were taking over the US -- Fighting the heat and smoke it on that another would go -- they can know but this is the window that special.
Agent open Jimmy's open and crawls out of the students -- do not crawl out.
After him and so even though he can barely see early Marie he goes back and in fact he goes back in and out several times you can't behind him he is overcome with smoke.
Who would struggles up a small ladder to the -- -- and collapses you -- -- the other regions.
Another US agent in full combat you emerges from the tactical operation center.
Smoke grenade to hide as movements he moved to the small residents can get the -- -- holed up there out.
The three and get into -- armored vehicles parked nearby and drive a short distance to the board residents.
You can -- things fall into the residence on our hands of these feeling their way through the building to try to find -- -- college.
They funds meant it pull them out of the building.
-- Now remember the -- sites.
Six Americans and sixteen from the -- -- militia or -- some surround with.
The others -- win.
Their -- able to find Stevens by eleven the Libyan forces say they can no longer hold the perimeter.
The American agents carrying Smith's body -- into an armored vehicle and exit the main gate.
They hit for the -- about a mile away.
-- -- -- upon those two -- under their vehicle but it direct fire and include for instance about the way.
It's like to flat tires heavy damage to their vehicle they keep rolling several blocks away they -- more traffic that isn't -- -- neighborhood.
The car careens over the middle divider pushes forward against opposing traffic.
Finally makes -- -- the annex and again hope for safety.
Sometime after midnight back at the mission looters and through the building and find the body of Stevens slumped on the floor.
Although they don't know who we is they dried them out through a window.
Lyzard dazed he -- smoke -- seemingly lifeless.
When someone says he's read the crowd is we leave and sheer outlaw -- -- god is great.
Around 1 AM ambassador Stevens has brought by car here to the -- got the medical center.
Are doctors tried desperately to resuscitate him for some 45 minutes they fail he dies of some Beers fixation.
After the -- -- the battle is on again.
Fighters hitting the place with AK 47 fire and rocket propelled grenades forcing those in -- -- to retreat toward building further back.
Back in the -- compound sometime after 130 at the Benghazi airport.
A team of reinforcements arrives from the US embassy in Tripoli.
They make their way to the panics.
According to reports.
Going into an ambush.
Around 4 AM this annex compound is hit by another wave of attacks it is described as.
Plan and -- around -- mortar fire targeting the roof of the building set well behind escaped.
That turned out to be dangerous and deadly.
Killed in that attacked two security person now.
And Tyrone -- forty want both former Navy SEALs.
Badly injured special agent gave children the same man who struggled valiantly to save -- lives -- ambassador Stephens and information manager Smith.
The fighters are repelled.
And -- reportedly a base of operations for sensitive intelligence work tracking militants in eastern Libya -- -- Decision is made to evacuate the whole enterprise.
30 AM September 12.
The second plane leaves with a remaining Americans on board and the bodies of ambassador Stephen Smith and agent story and wounds.
Less than a month since the military -- security team left the country to the regret of its commander lieutenant colonel Andrew -- who says they would have made a difference.
It was a job of the assisting and protecting and just.
Start to -- the country.
And engaging targets until he can contracted.
Chris Stevens was the first US ambassador killed on duty in more than three decades.
September 11 2012.
Was a tragedy that will long be remembered.
Then the story moved back to Washington.
Was what followed the fog of war and attempted cover up or something else.
Special report investigates.
After the break.
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