More flying shoe attacks - this time Chinese premier targeted

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You know the drill, if you don't like someone's speech - throw your footwear at him.

Just like former President Bush was the victim of a flying shoe attack in December, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao was the target of a flying shoe today.

According to the London Times, Wen was concluding his speech at the University of Cambridge when a man stood up, blew a whistle, and shouted, "How can the university prostitute itself with this dictator? How can you listen to these lies?”

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He then apparently took off one shoe and hurled it at the premier.

Mr. Wen did not need the ninja-like moves displayed by Bush last year as the shoe did not come nearly as close to its target. Reports have the shoe landing a few feet away.

Unlike Bush who cracked a joke following the incident, Wen was not nearly as amused.

“This despicable behaviour cannot stand in the way of friendship between China and the UK,” he said.

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