Three people have been killed and five wounded in a car bombing and assault by Islamist gunmen on the Corinthia Hotel in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a security official said Tuesday.
A security guard was killed when the car bomb was set off outside the hotel and two others were shot dead during the assault, Issam al-Naass, a spokesman for security services, told AFP.
The five wounded included two Filipina employees of the hotel who were caught up in the car bomb blast, he said.
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