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Gunmen at Libyan luxury hotel kill eight
Gunmen at Libyan luxury hotel kill eight

Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Libya's capital Tuesday, killing at least five foreigners and three guards, authorities said. The attack, which included a car bombing, struck the Corinthia Hotel, which sits along the Mediterranean Sea. Mahmoud Hamza, commander of the so-called Special Deterrent Force, told private satellite television station al-Nabaa that the situation was "under control" Tuesday afternoon, though he couldn't confirm the whereabouts of the gunmen. He also said five foreigners were killed, without elaborating. Another security official earlier said the gunmen killed three guards and took hostages, but had no further information on the...

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