His bodyguard reveals Chris Stevens’ heroic last words in testimony at alleged Benghazi mastermind trial


Diplomatic security agent Scott Wickland revealed what proved to be the last words from Ambassador Chris Stevens after Islamic terrorists stormed the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.

…and Ambassador Stevens was defiant to the bitter end.

Wickland testified Monday in a D.C. federal court as the government’s first witness in a trial of Ahmed Abu Khattala, who is suspected of being the mastermind behind the attack on Sept. 11, 2012, according to the Daily Mail.

AP Benghazi Militant
(Dana Verkouteren via AP)

An attack that resulted in the death of Stevens and three other Americans, not that the ambassador went meekly.

“When I die, you need to pick up my gun and keep fighting,” Stevens told Wickland, according to his testimony.

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The diplomatic security agent gave a harrowing account of his efforts as he tried to save the ambassador and State Department information management officer Sean Patrick Smith, the Daily Mail reported.

AP Benghazi Attack
(AP Photo/Ibrahim Alaguri, File)

More from the British tabloid:

The smoke from weapons’ fire and explosions was so thick and black that it blinded the three. They dropped to the floor and crawled on their bellies, gasping for air.

Wickland said he was trying to lead them to a bathroom where he could close the door and open a window.

‘I was breathing through the last centimeter of air on the ground,’ Wickland said. ‘I’m yelling, ‘Come on. We can make it. We’re going to the bathroom.’ Within 8 meters, they disappeared.’


Abu Khattala faces an 18-count indictment, with Assistant U.S. attorney John Crabb saying the defendant “hates America with a vengeance” and this “hatred simmered until it boiled over.”

In addition to Stevens and Smith being killed, American contract security officers Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty also died later that night in a mortar attack on the nearby CIA complex.

Oh, by the way, the U.S. will not seek the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khattala,

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