Wed, 12/09/2012 – 23:58
New York City Police stressed, Wednesday, security measures around Coptic churches around the city to protect it from any extension of the Egyptian and Libyan protests because of a movie he considered protesters «offensive» Islam produced in the United States.
New York police said: «There is no evidence on any planning attacks on targets in the city, but it has taken additional precautions based on« reports that Coptic Christians link the film.
The film angered many Muslims and led to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya that killed the American ambassador in Libya and 3 of the embassy staff.
The site network Coptic Orthodox churches on the Internet says that New York 5 Coptic Orthodox churches, including two in Staten Island and one each in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.
In a related context, expressed a senior administration official, the U.S. there are growing doubts among officials in Washington that the killing of Ambassador «was orchestrated to coincide with the anniversary of the September 11 events.
The network quoted «Fox News» News of America for the Chairman of the Intelligence Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, saying: «We do not have any doubt in this regard, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was coordinated and premeditated-style commandos, was timed to coincide with the Sept. 11 anniversary , and not just a reaction to the movie insulting to the Prophet Muhammad.
He said «Rogers»: «Washington are currently studying all aspects of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, as well as the recent attack also on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, and there are preliminary indications that the attack Libya was planned and premeditated.
He added: «However, we do not want to anticipate events and jump to certain conclusions about what happened in Libya, because that premature», and continued: «What happened in Benghazi was orchestrated well and was target set well also, we have no doubts in this regard ».