10 May '13, 5pm

PRAY 4 OUR TROOPS: US #Military units put ON ALERT security situation deteriorates in Libyan capital

PRAY 4 OUR TROOPS: US #Military units put ON ALERT security situation deteriorates in Libyan capital

The U.S. military has alerted two elite military units in Europe to be on standby if needed to respond to a deteriorating security situation in Tripoli, Fox News has learned. In recent days both the U.S. embassy and British embassy in Libya have removed non-essential staff from their embassies. A specialized Marine unit based in Moron, Spain, is in the process of being repositioned closer to Libya; and in Stuttgart, Germany, a special operations force assigned to AFRICOM has been placed on heightened alert. Neither team has moved yet. "We are repositioning assets in the region that could respond if necessary," a senior military official told Fox News Friday. "If the situation deteriorates (in Tripoli) we would be positioned to respond." The positioning comes after a series of disturbing security developments. Protests broke out Sunday in the capital. The U.S., Britain and ...

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