From Dominic Patten in Los Angeles & Nancy Tartaglione in Europe:SATURDAY AM, 30TH UPDATE WRITETHRU: Protesters last night drove a Libyan Islamist militia out of Benghazi.
The show of mass frustration appeared to be part of a coordinated sweep of militia headquarters buildings by police, government troops and activists that lasted into early this morning.
At least one person was killed and 20 wounded as the militias fought back before fleeing.
Reuters reported that looters carried weapons out of the vacated Ansar al-Sharia military compound.
Washington blames Ansar al-Sharia for the attack on the U.S. consulate in which the U.S. Ambassador J.
Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killled.
The group denies involvement.
Stevens was popular in Benghazi because he worked closely with rebels who toppled Col.
Chanting “Libya, Libya,” hundreds poured into the compound, pulling down militia flags and torching a vehicle.
One demonstrator said “After what happened at the American consulate, the people of Benghazi had enough of the extremists.
So the people broke in and they fled.” Thousands of Libyans marched in Benghazi earlier yesterday in support of democracy and against the Islamist militias.Pro-government protests in Libya followed deadly violence Friday in Pakistan where reports place the death toll at between 12 and 19 people today.
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