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Newspaper: Versions of Libya attack conflict
Friday - 11/8/2013, 10:40am EST
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- A security officer hired to help protect the U.S. Special Mission in Libya gave conflicting versions of events during a terrorist attack there on Sept. 11, 2012, The New York Times has reported.
In an article published Thursday on its website, The Times said Dylan Davies, who worked for the Blue Mountain security business, gave the FBI a version of events in Benghazi that contradicts the account he provided in a recently published book and in an interview with "60 Minutes."
The newspaper said two senior government officials have described the information Davies gave the FBI as being consistent with an incident report by Blue Mountain, which had been hired to protect American interests in Benghazi. The report said Davies remained at his villa in Libya and did not get to the scene the night of the attack.
However, in his book "The Embassy House," which Davies wrote under a pseudonym, and in the version he gave to the CBS news show, Davies said he left his villa that night to visit a hospital, where he saw the body of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, who was slain during the attack. He said he went to the scene twice and that at the compound he had a confrontation with an attacker.
Last week, Davies said in an interview with the online magazine The Daily Beast that he did not write the incident report and had never seen it, The Times said.
Jeff Fager, chairman of CBS News and executive producer of "60 Minutes," said Thursday, "we will make a correction," if the show has been "misled."
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