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Gunmen storm Libyan hotel in deadly attack

A hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, where UN peace negotiators hold meetings, was stormed by gunmen.

The militants opened fire at random in the lobby, and also detonated a bomb in the car park.

At least three people were killed but some reports have put the number as high as nine, including several foreigners.

Rana Jawad reports.

  • 27 Jan 2015
  • From the section Africa
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