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On alert ready to respond to new violence in Libya sources telling Fox News the security situation in Tripoli there.
Is very similar to what was happening on the ground and -- Ghazi right before the September 11 terror attack.
Now the US in the UK report they're pulling some staffers out of the country and the State Department here is warning Americans not to travel to Libya.
She lives short now at a what are officials saying about this latest round of violence.
Yes there's there's two causes of the violence and to go to the east in the mean -- the area that issue was really caused by terrorists groups more towards the west in the capital Tripoli.
It's all about militias now Fox News has learned that the Pentagon has put to military units on standby in Europe.
As the security situation deteriorates in the Libyan capital.
-- rising concerns about the safety of US personnel -- in that area at the -- he specifically in Tripoli.
Eight months after the attack on the embassy yet been guys.
At this time.
We can confirm that a handful of our staff members have indeed.
Our our embassy in Tripoli still open and still functioning.
Or clarify too that -- that was a facility in in Gaza that was attacked originally told of course that it was it it was a different type of facility and it's all come -- courses in April 23 -- car bomb exploded at the French Embassy two weeks ago -- Libyan militia took over part of the government.
-- protests on Sunday broke out in Tripoli as well.
And the capitol today near the capitalists are there are some problems as well as two car explosions had been Ghazi.
All of the last a couple of we.
Terrorists -- have to hope.
That they are changing -- at least preparing in some way to respond of these security threats that are new in South Africa what changes have we witnessed.
We all first though we don't know exactly what the response was women got -- happened we still haven't got information out as part of our investigation we've all been doing it over the course of the last seven months but -- for this situation can show you -- give you an idea what we're doing.
US officials tell fox to specialize marine for a task force based in moron Spain.
Is being repositioned of being closer to Libya in order to respond if needed in addition to response horsemen of a US special operators and -- guard -- -- Heightened alert this week the nominee to replace ambassador Chris Stevens -- Libya faced questions at her confirmation hearing.
About this whole deteriorating situation in the Libyan capital for that matter across the countryside take a listen.
Goal is to.
Address these security vacuum to address the capacity vacuum of the government in terms of its security.
Now nobody know forces in Europe have specifically at this hour -- have been moved in response to the situation but you gotta believe because of what happened to me Ghazi.
And we've been told our sources that a number of had been told to stay ready in fact we were told.
A fifty person force on the ground in Libya of locals who've been vetted and trained by our forces.
Had been told to be prepared over the course of the next 36 hours Harris.
Adam Housley thank you very not.
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