U.S. evacuates staff from Benghazi, cuts Tripoli embassy staff

WASHINGTON Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:20pm EDT

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has evacuated all of its personnel from Benghazi to the Libyan capital and has reduced the staff at its embassy in Tripoli to unspecified "emergency" levels, a senior U.S. official told reporters in a conference call.

(Reporting By Arshad Mohammed and Andrew Quinn; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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