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U.S. evacuates Libyan embassy staff to Tunisia

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WASHINGTON - The United States on Saturday evacuated its embassy staff from Tripolito Tunisia due to intense fighting among Libyan militias near the facility, the U.S. State Department said.
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Personnel, including the U.S. Marines who guard the embassy, were evacuated by land with F-16 fighters and Osprey helicopters providing security, the Defense Department said in a statement.

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