Jan 27, 5:05 PM EST

Senior State Department official confirms death of 1 American in Libyan hotel attack

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A senior State Department official is confirming the death of one U.S. citizen in Tuesday's attack on a Libyan hotel.

The official isn't providing any further details.

Libyan officials said four foreigners and five guards were killed after gunmen stormed a hotel in Tripoli.

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