Organizer of the murder of the U.S. Ambassador in Benghazi was a former prisoner of Guantanamo
Libyan security officials detained Sufyan bin Kumu. The latter is the leader of an extremist group, which is suspected of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and the murder of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, reports the Associated Press.
In the Libyan security services say that the operation to capture the terrorists held in the city of Darna. The area is often used by local Islamists as a refuge.
It is known that during the operation S.bin Kumu was wounded and later escorted taken to the intensive care unit nearest hospital.
S.bin Kumu well known to American intelligence agencies. For several years he served time in prison at Guantanamo Bay. Do investigators have evidence that the gunman was closely associated with "al-Qaeda" and even had a personal driver of the founder of the organization of Osama bin Laden. However, a few years ago, S. bin Kumu released. In the wild, he returned to terrorist activities, taking an active part in the struggle with the forces of Muammar Gaddafi, and later the Americans, Cotonou done a lot for the overthrow of the Libyan dictator.
U.S. officials so far have never been called names suspected of launching an attack on the building of the American mission in Benghazi, during which killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other employees of the U.S. State Department. Reported only that in one of the special operations in the city was eliminated separation of the radical organization "Ansar al-Sharia", which controlled a few blocks in the second most populous city of Libya.