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Benghazi fallout grows as four US officials suspended

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The scandal over the Benghazi attack grew as a top State Department official resigned and three others were suspended when a probe uncovered major security failures and mismanagement. 

A man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi on September 11, 2012. The scandal over the deadly attack grew as three officials resigned after a probe denounced security failures and calls mounted for Hillary Clinton to testify to Congress.

The news came amid a clamor of calls for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify to US lawmakers about the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after ill-health forced her to pull out of this week's hearings.

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