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Dominican Republic - Gunmen open fire on El Nacional reporter Pedro Fernandez

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Journalist unhurt in second attack in a week after reporting on city's illegal drugs trade. Unidentified gunmen opened fire on Pedro Fernandez, the El Nacional correspondent in the town of San Francisco de Macorís, yesterday as he was driving through the Los Chiripos neighbourhood, known for its illegal drugs trade. He was able to get out of his car and take shelter, escaping unhurt from what did not appear to be a random attack. A week earlier, tear gas grenades were thrown at his house by (...)

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