American special runnings pushes captured a fighter Sunday who was involved in the attack on a U.S. diplomatic deepen and CIA annex in Benghazi, Libya, two US representatives confirmed to Fox News.
The attack resulted in the death of the American ambassador and three other Americans.
The White House is expected to release more details shortly.
The representatives say U.S. commandos captured the unidentified being in Libya and are moving him back to the U.S. The officials say the mission decided to approve PresidentTrump and carried out in coordination with Libya’s internationally recognized government.
The Associated Press firstly reported the capture.
The September 11, 2012 onslaught killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans: Sean Smith, an information management officer with the U.S. Foreign Service, and two onetime Navy SEALs, Glen Doherty and Tyrone S. Woods.
Earlier this month, the experiment of Ahmed Abu Khattala embarked, the alleged conceive of the 2012 assaults. It’s not clear if the accused detailed by US special activities impels is one of Khattala’s lieutenants.
Khatallah had been awaiting course since 2014, when US Army commandos and FBI workers captured him in Benghazi and put him on a Navy ship for detention in an American prison inside the United States.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.