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Embassy attacks worrisome for local woman

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The attacks on American embassies are more than just news stories to a Denver, North Carolina woman. Sarah Perro's sister works for the U.S. State Department at the embassy in Kazakhstan.

While there have not been any problems at the embassy in Kazakhstan, Perro says she's closely following news reports about all attacks. "The pictures of everything on fire - that scares me. The fact that they were able to get in. I always thought embassies and consulates were so secure. She was always talking about the marines that guard them".

Earlier this week, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans were killed at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya by some local Muslims who were angry at an anti-Islam film. There have also been attacks in Yemen and Egypt.

"I think I'm watching the news with a little more interest just because I know I have family in an embassy. Who knows where it's going to hit next", say Perro.

Her older sister, Catherine, arrived in Kazakhstan on Sunday. She sent their father an email saying she was fine.

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