The United States ambassador to Libya, J. Christopher Stevens, was killed in a rocket attack on the American consulate in the city of Benghazi.
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CAIRO (AP) - A witness says U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens was still breathing as people pulled him from a room where he was found after last week's attack on the American Consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi.

Fahd al-Bakoush says he was present when a crowd pulled Stevens out of the room inside the consulate where someone stumbled across him, thinking he was dead. No one knew who he was.

Al-Bakoush told AP on Monday that Stevens was breathing, though his face was blackened and he seemed paralyzed. Al-Bakoush says the crowd carried Stevens to a private car to drive him to a hospital, since there was no ambulance.

Three other Americans died in the Tuesday attack, part of a wave of unrest over an anti-Islam film.

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