Nightly News | September 26, 2012
>>> we're learning more about the attack on the american consulate in benghazi, libya , which killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. the obama administration says it was a planned terrorist attack , and the fbi is investigating a possible al qaeda link, and an issue that secretary of state hillary clinton discussed total. meanwhile, ann curry set down with the president of libya to discuss the situation.
>> reporter: would you call the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi an act of terrorism?
>> i have no doubt about that. and it is a pre-planned act of terrorism directed against american citizens.
>> reporter: you're confirming that rpgs were used in the original attack?
>> mortars --
>> reporter: they were used in the attack?
>> reporter: and do you know how many mortars were used?
>> about 500.
>> reporter: and you were saying they're fired with such accuracy that this could not have been done by somebody who didn't have experience?
>> experience and knew what he was doing.
>> reporter: and this is what is helping to convince you that this was a pre-planned attack, not a reaction to a controversial movie?
>> yes, i have no doubt about this.
>> reporter: do you think the movie had anything to do with this attack on the consulate?
>> not on this attack, not on this attack, has nothing to do with this attack.
>> ann curry , with libya 's president.