Anderson Cooper Attacked in Egypt

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CNN reported today that “360″ host Anderson Cooper was punched numerous times in the head as a pro-Mubarak mob surrounded him and his crew trying to cover the demonstration in Cairo, Egypt.

“Cooper then escaped to the roof of a nearby building, where he said on air that he and his crew were trying to get to a neutral zone between protestors and pro-Mubarak supporters when they “were set upon by pro-Mubarak supporters punching us in the head. The crowd kept growing, kept throwing punches, kicks…suddenly a young man would look at you and punch you in the face.””

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Cooper told the Live CNN Blog that the attackers “pushed and shoved the CNN crew and punched them in the head… but no one was seriously hurt.”

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