2 suspects held in Istanbul over killing of U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens: report

2 suspects held in Istanbul over killing of U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens: report

Suspects are Tunisian citizens and have been detained at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, a Turkish broadcaster reported.

By Reuters / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Friday, October 5, 2012, 7:40 AM

 	U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, shown here speaking in Tripoli, was reportedly killed in a rocket attack during protests over an anti-Muslim film in Libya.

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Christopher Stevens was killed in an attack on the U.S. embassy in Libya on Sept. 11.

Two suspects in the killing of U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens have been detained at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, Turkish broadcaster Kanal D reported on its website on Friday.

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It said Turkish police held the two suspects, described as Tunisian citizens, as they tried to enter the country with fake passports.

Police in Istanbul declined comment on the report.

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Stevens was one of four Americans who died when Islamist gunmen stormed the Benghazi consulate last month.

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A Libyan government militia guarding the main entrance of the U.S. consulate fixes a note written by Libyans against the attack.

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Dilan Samo, 13, holds a picture of slain U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens during a candlelight vigil outside the Libyan Embassy on Sept. 13 in New York.

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