WASHINGTON Dec 19 The U.S. State Department
said on Wednesday that its head of diplomatic security had
resigned and three other officials were relieved of their duties
following a scathing official inquiry into the Sept. 11 attack
on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.
Eric Boswell, the head of the department's bureau of
diplomatic security, has resigned immediately, State Department
spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in a brief written statement,
adding that he, and the three unnamed officials who were
relieved of their duties, were all put on administrative leave.