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Italian consul in Benghazi shot at in car but unhurt

Gun shots are seen on the windows of the Italian consul's car after it was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was unhurt, the Italian Foreign Ministry said. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

Gun shots are seen on the windows of the Italian consul's car after it was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was unhurt, the...more

Gun shots are seen on the windows of the Italian consul's car after it was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was unhurt, the Italian Foreign Ministry said. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori
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Security officers stand near the Italian consul's car after it was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was unhurt, the Italian Foreign Ministry said. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

Security officers stand near the Italian consul's car after it was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was unhurt, the Italian...more

Security officers stand near the Italian consul's car after it was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was unhurt, the Italian Foreign Ministry said. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori
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A police car is parked outside the Italian consul's residence after his vehicle was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was unhurt, the Italian Foreign Ministry said. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori

A police car is parked outside the Italian consul's residence after his vehicle was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was...more

A police car is parked outside the Italian consul's residence after his vehicle was shot by unknown assailants in Benghazi January 12, 2013. An Italian consul came under fire in his car in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Saturday but was unhurt, the Italian Foreign Ministry said. REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori
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