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At least 9 killed in attack on Libyan hotel, including one American
At least 9 killed in attack on Libyan hotel, including one American

Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing four foreigners and five guards, and triggered an hours-long standoff that ended when two assailants set off a grenade that killed them, officials said. A senior State Department official confirmed the death of one U.S. citizen in the attack on the Corinthia Hotel, which sits along the Mediterranean Sea. The official did not provide further details. The attack, which began in the morning, included a car bombing, said Essam Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency. After several hours of a standoff with Libyan security personnel, the attackers threw a grenade that killed themselves and a security...

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