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John Christopher Stevens died when a mob attacked the US embassy in Libya

US ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens is seen in Washington in March. Stevens and three officials were killed when a mob attacked the US consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, the interior ministry said Wednesday. "The ambassador was killed along with three other officials," said Wanis al-Sharif, the deputy minister of the interior

U.S. ambassador to Libya killed

Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three senior security officials were killed following fierce clashes at the compound. They were trying to evacuate the consulate in Benghazi, when they were attacked by angry protesters.