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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Gunmen Kill 2 in Rabat

RABAT () -- Masked gunmen shot dead two Spanish tourists and wounded a third in a luxury Moroccan hotel Wednesday, when they sprayed the lobby with automatic weapons fire, officials said.


The two gunmen tried unsuccessfully to overpower the cashier of the five-star Atlas-Asni Hotel in the southern city of Marrakech before commandeering a nearby parked car and taking its woman owner hostage, the officials added. They later released the woman.