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Veteran BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen shot in Egypt

Veteran BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen has been shot while out in Egypt reporting on their current leadership crisis.

The Cardiff-born Middle East editor wrote on twitter at 3.36pm (BST): “Thanks for the messages. I’ve been hit by a couple of shotgun pellets.  Am fine and heading out.”

 

He has been reporting on the country’s unrest after Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted.

The BBC are currently looking into the incident involving Mr Bowen. 

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