03/31/2011 04:31 pm ET Updated May 31, 2011

CNN's Frederik Pleitgen Comes Under Fire In Libya (VIDEO)

CNN correspondent Frederik Pleitgen made a rare journey inside the Libyan city of Misrata--which is undergoing sustained battle between rebel forces and the Libyan army--and came under heavy fire when Muammar Gaddafi's troops began striking back at rebel soldiers. He also went inside a hospital to see some of the gruesome injuries sustained by some of the civilians in the area.

Watch (warning: graphic images):