Gunmen take hostages in luxury Libyan hotel, kill 9

January 27, 2015 8:15 PM

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Gunmen take hostages in luxury Libyan hotel, kill 9

The masked attackers stormed the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli and detonated a car bomb in the parking lot. The dead included 5 guards and 4 foreigners, and U.S. officials were investigating reports that one was an American.

Masked militants stormed a luxury Libyan hotel Tuesday — killing nine people including four foreigners before blowing themselves up after an hours-long standoff, officials said.

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