Ben Wedeman and CNN Crew Caught in Libyan Firefight

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By Merrill Knox Comment

CNN senior international correspondent Ben Wedeman was reporting from Libya yesterday when a firefight broke out around them, in the village of Qawalish. Gunshots can be heard on the dramatic video as Wedeman and his crew jumped back into their cars and sped away. The CNN team was all safe, but Wedeman Tweeted yesterday that the battle left eight dead and 27 others wounded.

Watch the video here: