Benghazi suspect convicted on 4 of 18 criminal charges

Unindicted co-conspirator.

A federal jury acquitted Ahmed Abu Khattala of the bulk of charges he faced in connection with the 2012 deadly attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, but found him guilty of four criminal counts.

In a verdict announced Tuesday, Abu Khattala was found guilty of conspiracy to provide material support and resources to terrorists and of providing material support to terrorists. He was also found guilty of maliciously destroying and injuring dwellings, a charge that stems from the attack on the mission, and of carrying a firearm during a crime of violence.

Federal prosecutors had charged him with 18 criminal counts.