Gunmen in Libya storm Tripoli hotel, blow up car bomb & kill guards

A group of gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, leaving at least three guards dead. A standoff is continuing, with conflicting reports about hostages being taken.

The gunmen are believed to belong to an Islamist group affiliated with Islamic State. It is believed the attack may have been motivated by the presence of foreign guests in the hotel. The attackers are reportedly holed up on the hotel’s 20th floor.

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  • Raymond Hietapakka

    Collapse the building.

  • glasnost

    Do you miss Muammar yet?

  • Hard Little Machine

    Are you sure it wasn’t just a tribal wedding?

  • Bataviawillem

    The funny thing with terrorism is, that it kills way less people than swimming pools, but it sure does a job on the general well being of a society.