After the Attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya — PICTURES

Sept. 12, 2012, 10:37 a.m.

On Tues­day night, a crowd of ri­oters stormed the U.S. Con­su­late in Benghazi, Libya, set­ting fires and fir­ing ma­chine guns and rock­et-pro­pelled gren­ades. U.S. Am­bas­sad­or J. Chris­toph­er Stevens and three oth­er Amer­ic­ans died dur­ing the at­tack.

Be­low are pho­tos taken by As­so­ci­ated Press pho­to­graph­er Ibrahim Alaguri of scenes in Benghazi in the af­ter­math of the at­tack.