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Libya gunmen attack Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli

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Explosion at the Corinthia Hotel, Tripoli, Libya, 27 January 2015Gunmen opened fire on Corinthia Hotel, and a car bomb exploded near the premises

here Militants have attacked a hotel popular with foreigners in Libya’s capital, killing three guards, officials say.

afm moet aanbieder binaire opties toch vergunning verlenen Several gunmen stormed Tripoli’s Corinthia Hotel and opened fire in the reception area. A car bomb also exploded outside the hotel.

go It is not clear whether the gunmen are still inside the hotel, and whether any staff or guests are trapped there.

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click A civilian who witnessed the attack told the BBC: “I suddenly heard shots and saw people running towards me, and we all escaped from the back [of the hotel] through the underground garage. The hotel did a lockdown after that.”

cheap Lyrica australia The total number of attackers is not clear. Different sources at the scene said there were between three and five.

source link A security source told the BBC that one gunman had been arrested, and that another two assailants were still inside the hotel.

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Libyan security forces and emergency services surround Tripoli's central Corinthia Hotel (right), 27 January 2015Security forces and emergency services have surrounded the hotel
File photo: Corinthia hotel in Tripoli, Libya, 10 October 2013The hotel is popular with foreign diplomats and government officials

go to site One hotel employee told the Associated Press news agency that the hotel was mostly empty at the time of the attack.

go here Meanwhile, a hotel security source told the BBC that the hotel had received a threat “a few days ago” warning managers “to empty the building”.

Corinthia Hotel is popular with foreign diplomats and government officials. The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (Unsmil) has hosted several workshops at the hotel.

Libya has been hit by instability since the overthrow of long-time ruler Col Muammar Gaddafi in October 2011.


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