Islamist mobs storm British and German embassies in Sudan

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Islamist mobs in Sudan have joined the violent attacks on Western embassies.

German Embassy in #Khartoum in flames. @akhbar #Sudan

— Jenan Moussa (@jenanmoussa) September 14, 2012

@simsimt Police is diverting traffic from Around there and columns of smoke could be seen from baladia st photo pic.twitter.com/gIMHgOQE

— n.saeed خرج ولم يعد (@nsaeed) September 14, 2012

Reuters reports the thugs have attacked the British and German embassies in Khartoum, setting the German embassy ablaze and raising an Islamic flag. Are we to believe these attacks are also about a film?

Police in Sudan fire teargas to disperse protesters trying to storm German and British embassies in Khartoum – @Reuters

— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) September 14, 2012

Protesters pull down emblem at German embassy in Sudan, raise Islamic flag, Reuters witness says – @Reuters

— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) September 14, 2012

SUDANESE PROTESTERS SMASH WINDOWS OF GERMAN EMBASSY BUILDING AND START FIRE IN FRONT OF MAIN GATE -REUTERS WITNESS

— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) September 14, 2012

Mobs are reportedly heading toward the U.S. embassy outside the city.

According to @AJEnglish. British & German embassies stormed in Khartoum, Sudanese capital. Many thousands said 2 b heading 2wards US embassy

— GraftandGlamour (@graftandglamour) September 14, 2012

The US embassy is a bit outside of the city in Khartoum, I assume that is why the protesters have hit UK and German embassies first

— Alan Boswell (@alanboswell) September 14, 2012

An unverified account for the U.S. embassy in Khartoum reports that staffers were evacuated.

https://twitter.com/USembassykrt/status/246594707843604480

Reuters reports that German embassy employees are also safe, according to German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle.

German embassy staff in Khartoum safe: foreign minister http://t.co/WGUg247r

— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) September 14, 2012

There may be “tens of thousands” of people attempting to breach and destroy the embassies.

BREAKING: Journalists tells #CNN "tens of thousands" protest outside German embassy in Khartoum, Sudan setting it ablaze. Fire now out

— Errol Barnett (@ErrolCNN) September 14, 2012

Meanwhile, violence rages on in Cairo.

Protesters just tried to go around to other side of embassy. Security charges them throwing stones now tear gas #Egypt #USembassyCairo

— betsy hiel (@betsy_hiel) September 14, 2012

And one person is dead in Lebanon.

REU: ONE PERSON KILLED, TWO WOUNDED AS PROTESTERS CLASH WITH SECURITY FORCES IN NORTHERN LEBANESE CITY OF TRIPOLI -SECURITY SOURCE

— Michael van Poppel (@mpoppel) September 14, 2012

But it’s a filmmaker who should be charged with murder.

And here's a photo: KFC on fire in #Lebanon's #Tripoli #TripoliLB pic.twitter.com/OopUXwar

— Lucy Kafanov (@LucyKafanov) September 14, 2012

KFC? This is about a movie and they set KFC on fire?

The mob has reached the U.S. Embassy outside of Khartoum.

Okay the Sudanese protestors have reached the #USAEmbassy in #Khartoum. Keep an eye on that. @akhbar #Sudan

— Jenan Moussa (@jenanmoussa) September 14, 2012

More  images of the Sudanese violence:

Meanwhile in Sudan: UK and German embassy set ablaze http://t.co/3jnw5AYT pic.twitter.com/0Zc51P0q

— Rami Jamal (@RamiJamal) September 14, 2012

German embassy #sudan pic.twitter.com/rWTuNuCy

— Lamya Ibrahim (@LimzOya) September 14, 2012

Pictures of protesters in #Khartoum. Three protesters dead 🙁 pic.twitter.com/O8CoFQMA

— Mostafa Hussein (@moftasa) September 14, 2012

The trees outside the American embassy are now on fire as well as the violence continues to spread:

FLASH: PROTESTERS SET FIRE TO TREES, BREAK WINDOWS INSIDE U.S. EMBASSY COMPOUND IN TUNIS – REUTERS WITNESS http://t.co/HIi4YMC0

— Anthony De Rosa (@AntDeRosa) September 14, 2012

Protesters jump over wall into US Embassy in Sudan, Reuters witness says – @Reuters

— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) September 14, 2012

https://twitter.com/Skytwitius/status/246618153621278721

US embassy compounds in Sudan, Tunisia compromised within minutes of each other – @Reuters eyewitness reports

— Ben Berkowitz (@BerkowitzBT) September 14, 2012

And there is a large fire inside the U.S. embassy compound in Tunis.

Report: At least 5 protesters wounded by police gunfire near US Embassy in Tunis; large fire inside embassy compound – @Reuters reporter

— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) September 14, 2012

Black Smoke Seen Rising Above US Embassy in Tunis – AP

— Jake Beckman (@jakebeckman) September 14, 2012

Twitchy will monitor the situation and update with developments.

Update:

Protesters set fire to U.S. school in Tunis http://t.co/7fu9bwvw

— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) September 14, 2012

The U.S. Embassy in Tunis! http://t.co/dEdof072

— Rick Basini (@RickBasini) September 14, 2012

RT @_Syriana_ US embassy in Tunisia is burning… pic.twitter.com/2HdqH9kU

— Berteena (@Berteena) September 14, 2012

@CNN reports Protesters have taken down a U.S. flag from a pole at the U.S. Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia, and replaced it with a black flag…

— Andri Rusta (@andrirusta) September 14, 2012

Photo: The scene outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunis pic.twitter.com/BU6OrdnK (@_DavidThomson)

— Michael Rusch (@weeddude) September 14, 2012

And a mob outside the embassy in London now.

LONDON Embassy now has protesters outside…this is going worldwide & Obama thinks burying his head & ignoring it>will make it go away?

— patricia Schurr (@patriot32) September 14, 2012

Outside US embassy-London http://t.co/PvC9pyu3

— Habib Shahzad (@habibshahzad) September 14, 2012

The american flag is burnt by protesters in front of embassy in London #protest pic.twitter.com/IfTIj735

— Phil Han (@PhilHanUK) September 14, 2012

Going thru footage our cameraman just shot at US Embassy in London where protestors burned #US & #Israel flag PIC pic.twitter.com/xspHzujK

— Carina Kamel (@Carina_bn) September 14, 2012

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