American Teacher Killed While Jogging in Benghazi
US citizen was near US consulate
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 5, 2013 7:47 AM CST
File photo. Libyan security forces stands guard in Benghazi, Libya, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.   (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)

(Newser) – An American teacher has been killed in Libya, medical and security sources tell Reuters. The US citizen, a man from Texas, was working as a chemistry teacher at an international school in Benghazi, and the AP reports he was shot while jogging near the US consulate. No one has yet claimed responsibility. The former principal of the school and current head of the International School of Benghazi's board of governors confirms the report to NBC News.

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ezzy4863
Dec 7, 2013 1:47 PM CST
Thanks Obama
NovatoLady
Dec 5, 2013 6:26 PM CST
How long will it take before this is blamed on Pres. Obama?
Observer
Dec 5, 2013 12:22 PM CST
It is safe to assume any American in civilian clothes in Benghazi is CIA or DIA. If they aren't, they are risking their lives. A chemistry teacher? Really? I guess you need chemistry teachers to mix the explosives in the truck bombs and sarin-filled artillery shells. Chemistry teacher. Sure thing.