Hundreds of protesters angry over last week's killing of the US ambassador to Libya (Chris Stevens) stormed the compound of the Ansar al-Shariah Brigade militia suspected in the attack, evicting militiamen and setting fire to their building. After taking over the Ansar compound, protesters then drove to attack the Benghazi headquarters of Rafallah Sahati where militiamen opened fire on the protesters, who were largely unarmed, leaving at least 20 wounded and several killed according to hospital sources. - Text and photos by Agencies.
Members of the Libyan army walk towards one of the headquarters of the Ansar al-Sharia militia group to try to break into it after some protesters got shot at while trying to storm it in Benghazi, September 22, 2012.
Armed Libyan demonstrators gather at a street.
Vehicles burn after armed Libyan demonstrators stormed the headquarters of the Raf Allah al-Sahati Brigade, a local militia, located at a farm in the Hawari region 15 kilometres (10 miles) from the centre of Benghazi.
Members of the Rafallah Sahati Islamic Militia Brigades, argue with a Libyan policemen, second left, regarding a request for the militia to evacuate their base.
Graffiti on one of the city walls calls on people to stop random firing of weapons making the point that when a bullet goes up it also comes down and can injure or kill people.
Graffiti on one of the city walls calls on people to stop random firing of weapons.
Graffiti on one of the city walls calls on people to stop random and celebratory firing of weapons. Arabic writing reads ?celebrate.. but not with your gun.?
A youth, with a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) shell, uses his mobile phone as he walks out of the Rafalla al-Sihati brigade base, part of the Libyan army, after it was attacked by demonstrators.
Members of the National Army make their way to the gates of pro-government Rafalla al-Sihati brigade after demonstrators attacked the brigade's base.