CNN journalist injured in Libya

A CNN journalist was injured in Libya on Saturday while covering the on-going battle for the Libyan town of Sirte.

Ian Lee, who is a CNN producer based in the Middle East, was hit by shrapnel from a rocket propelled grenade attack on a convoy he was in. He was taken to hospital by his team to treat his ankle. He was accompanying CNN correspondent Phil Black and other reporters who were with an anti-Gadaffi convoy heading to the Libyan town of Sirte

A CNN article statement said: “For an unknown reason, one fighter began shooting his gun, causing others also to shoot. Soon after, the convoy started taking incoming fire. At first it was small arms, quickly followed by RPGs. Two vehicles near the CNN team were hit by at least two RPGs”.