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Black plumes of smoke are seen in the vicinity of Camp Thunderbolt in Benghazi, Libya, after clashes between militants, former rebel fighters and government forces on Saturday. Tripoli was quieter after the U.S. evacuation, but at least 10 people were killed and 50 more injured in in Benghazi, security and hospital sources said. (Reuters)

US evacuates embassy in Libya

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WASHINGTON — With Libya at its most violent since its 2011 uprising, the United States drove its embassy staff and military personnel Saturday to neighboring Tunisia with U.S. military escorts flying overhead.


The embassy staff will leave Tunisia and work in other embassies around the region and in Washington.

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