12:00 AM September 12th
Pete Souza [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
12:00 AM September 12th: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton notifies the White House of the terror group claiming responsibility for the event Ansar al-Sharia.
The Salafist Islamist militia came into being during the Libyan Civil War in 2011 and advocated for the implementation of Sharia law across the country.
To achieve that goal, its members targeted certain Libyans and Americans, both military personnel and civilians.
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