WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury has reached a partial verdict in the case against a Libyan militant accused of playing an instrumental role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks.
The jury in Washington found Mustafa al-Imam guilty on two counts. It did not reach a verdict on 15 others, and deliberations will resume on those.
Al-Imam is the second militant to stand trial in connection with the attacks on U.S. compounds, which killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador to Libya.
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Ahmed Abu Khattala, the head of an Islamist extremist militia who directed the attacks, was convicted in 2017 on terrorism-related charges but acquitted of murder. He was sentenced to 22 years in prison.
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