Fire extinguished at Tripoli journalist hotel

By REUTERS
June 9, 2011 07:48

TRIPOLI - A fire that broke out early on Thursday morning at the hotel housing foreign journalists in the Libyan capital of Tripoli has been put out, a Reuters witness said.

About 100 people, most of them journalists, were evacuated to the parking lot just before 6 a.m. after the blaze was discovered.

There were no reports of injuries and the fire was put out about an hour later.


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