CBS News Correspondent Sexually Assaulted In Egypt

This is absolutely horrendous.  News has just been released that CBS correspondent, Lara Logan was brutally beaten and sexually assaulted in Egypt during the protest. Directly from CBS News:

On Friday February 11, the day Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak stepped down, CBS correspondent Lara Logan was covering the jubilation in Tahrir Square for a 60 MINUTES story when she and her team and their security were surrounded by a dangerous element amidst the celebration. It was amob of more than 200 people whipped into frenzy.

In the crush of the mob, she was separated from her crew. She wassurrounded and suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault andbeating before being saved by a group of women and an estimated 20Egyptian soldiers. She reconnected with the CBS team, returned to herhotel and returned to the United States on the first flight the nextmorning. She is currently in the hospital recovering.

There will be no further comment from CBS News and Correspondent Loganand her family respectfully request privacy at this time.

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