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Libyan security forces and emergency services surround Tripoli's central Corinthia Hotel (R) on January 27, 2015 in the Libyan capital. The hotel was reportedly attacked by Islamist gunmen today and gunfire was heard, an AFP photographer reported.
Libyan security forces and emergency services surround Tripoli's central Corinthia Hotel (R) on January 27, 2015 in the Libyan capital. The hotel was reportedly attacked by Islamist gunmen today and gunfire was heard, an AFP photographer reported.

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