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BBC's Jeremy Bowen wounded amid fierce battles in Egypt

BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen tweeted just moments after being hit in the head by shotgun pellets that he was "fine" and "heading out".Bowen is in Cairo covering developments in Egypt after the army ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The country has seen fierce protests and clashes.A bloodied picture of 53-year-old Bowen showed him having his head bandaged after the incident. After tweeting to let followers know he was OK he carried on his Twitter coverage of the unfolding events in the country.He received hundreds of well wishes from fellow tweeters when the news emerged.

Wounded: Bowen shortly after the incident

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