Gunmen storm Tripoli luxury hotel

January 27, 2015 11:37 AM

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Gunmen stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners Tuesday after killing at least three hotel guards and blowing up a car in the hotel parking lot, news agencies reported from the troubled Libyan capital.

Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, told the Associated Press a stand-off with the gunmen continued Tuesday morning at Tripoli’s Corinthia Hotel - the most prominent hotel in the Libyan capital. The British Broadcasting Corporation said the gunmen may be holding hostages inside...

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