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One of few suspects held in Benghazi attack released

Little progress in investigation months later

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisian authorities released one of the only men in custody for alleged links to September’s attack on the US diplomatic mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi, the latest blow to an investigation that has limped along for months.

Armed groups assaulted the lightly guarded mission on Sept. 11 and killed US Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, but despite US promises there has been little news of progress so far in bringing the perpetrators to justice.

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