Photo: Black flag of Islam flies over U.S. embassy in Tunisia
The mob overran the compound in Tunis, scaling the walls and setting fire to trees before tearing down the Stars and Stripes and replacing it with the symbol of Islam. It is not thought any U.S. staff were in the embassy in Tunis, where an American school has also been set on fire.
A large cloud of black smoke rose around the U.S. embassy as stone-throwing protesters and police waged a pitched battle.
More via Mail Online. On scene video below.