Scene of shooting outside Italian PM's office

Two Italian police officers have been shot and wounded outside the prime minister's office in Rome.

The shooting occurred at the same as Prime Minister Enrico Letta's new government was being sworn in just a mile away.

Investigators examine the scene of the shooting

Mr Letta later described the incident as a "tragic gesture" of an unemployed man.

Read: Italy's new PM Enrico Letta is sworn-in

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Police wounded in Italy shooting

Two police officers have been shot and wounded near the Prime Minister's office in Rome. Reports says the alleged gunman, who is in custody, told investigators he acted out of anger with politicians. Today Italy's new government was sworn in.