Shoes thrown at Bush on Iraq trip (pictures)

11:45, 15 December 2008
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An Iraqi journalist called Mr Bush "a dog"

A surprise visit by US President George Bush to Iraq has been overshadowed by an incident in which two shoes were thrown at him during a news conference, BBC reported.

An Iraqi journalist was wrestled to the floor by security guards after he called Mr Bush "a dog" and threw his footwear, just missing the president.

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