January 12, 2013 / 7:40 PM / 5 years ago

Italian consul in Benghazi shot at but unhurt - security source

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TRIPOLI, Jan 12 (Reuters) - An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday, but the vehicle's armour protected him and he was unharmed, a security source told Reuters.

"They shot at his car, but the car was armoured. He is fine, there are no injuries," said the source, who declined to be named.

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