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WATCH: Reporters Attacked In London Riots

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A CNN reporter in London was attacked on camera Monday night, forced to flee as bottles were thrown at him.

Dan Rivers was just one of several reporters throughout London and Britain who were targeted in the violence that has swept across the country. The Guardian found journalists from the BBC, Sky News and Channel 4 all reporting being subjected to violence.

Paul Lewis, a reporter for The Guardian, spoke to Journalism.co.uk about what he had seen.

"A number of people who have been taking photographs have been attacked," he said. "I've seen three journalists attacked, quite badly actually, thrown to the floor and beaten by a group of youths."

The International News Safety Institute issued guidelines for reporters covering London.

Rivers was reporting from Peckham, a South London borough, while dressed in combat gear. As he was speaking to the camera, he suddenly ducked and started running, saying that bottles were being thrown at him.

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