Assassination Attempt Against Italian Consul General In #Benghazi


Tripoli, Libya (CNN) -- Gunmen targeted the car of the Italian consul general in Benghazi, Libya, on Saturday as he was leaving the consulate, the latest in a series of attacks targeting foreign missions and security officials in the eastern city.

Consul General Guido de Sanctis was in an armored car pulling out of the garage when the gunmen pulled up alongside the vehicle and opened fire, the diplomat told CNN.

No one was injured.

Libyan police arrived immediately to secure the scene, said de Sanctis, who was unsure of who was behind the attack.

"It is difficult to make conclusions ... but if you look at the past months, some people are trying to send all the foreigners away," he said. "The British, the Red Cross and unfortunately the Americans -- now us? I was not sure we were on the list. I did not expect it at all."

Mama mia Guido de Sanctis, you are a kaffir and al-Qaeda doesn't want you in Libya. Is that so hard to understand? Oh wait, neither did the bronco bama administration and look where that dhimmitude got us. Four dead Americans and no one has been held accountable. Zilch, nada...

de Sanctis was damn lucky he was in a armored car, just sayin..

h/t @intelwire & @DaveedGR

Posted by: Stable Hand at 06:27 PM


1 Well, hell, folks. You can't just have civilized people privy to the caliphate plans, can you? Of course not. No infidels. Laa.

Posted by: EROWMER at January 12, 2013 07:03 PM

2 Why don't we just turn Libya into a lake of molten glass?

Posted by: Mark at January 12, 2013 07:06 PM

3 He probably wouldnt have been in an armoured car but for being standard and necessary for all Italian officials...IN ITALY , especially the South.

Posted by: Axel at January 12, 2013 08:16 PM

4 He was clearly only targeted because he made an anti-Mohammed film.

Posted by: Wolfenberry at January 12, 2013 08:41 PM

5 And the reason to have foreign missions in Libya is?????????????????????

When will the Western world learn to say F*** Em and leave them to their own self destructive devices? If we quit going to them, they will come to us. The internet. Printers and the telephone have made it unnecessary to staff these 3rd world shit holes.

Posted by: White Devil at January 13, 2013 06:51 AM

6 Wolfenberry makes a funny. There is coffee on my monitor now.

Posted by: Mark at January 13, 2013 10:38 AM

7 The American Ambassador knew better than anyone else what the security situation was. You are blaming the victim

Posted by: occam at January 13, 2013 11:14 AM

8 I thought you savages were supporting AL-CIADA (aka AL-QAEDA) in its war against the Muamar Qaddafi led government? Now, these AL-QAEDA guys, that the Western world was providing money, arms, and air support, are now targeting Western Embassy officials. What does that mean?

It means never do an evil, and never support an evil. If you do, that evil will haunt you forever.

Posted by: Zionism and Its Puppets Belong in Hell at January 13, 2013 12:23 PM

9 Grey Rooster? Innit!

Posted by: Axel at January 13, 2013 01:25 PM

10 #8. It means that in regards to foreign policy we suck. Probably listening and influenced by the wrong people. When I say we I don't count myself. I always knew what this Arab spring would bring. We shouldn't give a shit about what happens in the middle east. It's always been a cluster F*** and always will. Buy oil, sell Coca Cola and Mac Donalds and do it from far away.

Posted by: White Devil at January 13, 2013 01:28 PM

11 Occam: The American Ambassador knew of the danger and repeatedly asked for assistance. No one's blaming the victim. Rather the incompetent administration who refused to address the problem and then attempt to cover that refusal up.

Posted by: White Devil at January 13, 2013 02:24 PM

12 #9 Axel, I think it is Xlax, not Gheyrooster.

Posted by: Mark at January 13, 2013 07:38 PM

13 Just how many people are fascinated with Greyrooster? You guys are nuts.

Posted by: SamIaml at January 13, 2013 08:58 PM

14 Sam. Tough guy named Moshe scared the ole Rooster off.

Posted by: GTM at January 13, 2013 09:51 PM

15 Pulls up in armored car and jihadi's attack him anyway though he cannot actually be harmed by the bullets.
How many by standers got kilt?

Posted by: obsidian at January 14, 2013 12:06 PM

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