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For the first time since she was assaulted by a mob in Egypt, Lara Logan is telling her story.
“There was a moment that everything went wrong,” the CBS reporter said to 60 Minutes, adding that her clothes were “torn to pieces” by a group of protesters.
The long-time journalist feared for her life during the attack.
“There was no doubt in my mind that I was in the process of dying. I thought not only am I going to die, but it’s going to be just a torturous death that’s going to go on forever,” she explained to correspondent Scott Pelley.More >
Lara Logan is resting at home and sources say the CBS reporter is in good spirits, following a savage attack at the hands of Egypt protesters.
But a new report details just how brutal of a beating Logan suffered at the hands of these rioters on February 11.
Sources tell The Sunday Times of London that attackers used fists and flag poles against Logan, while wounds that remained hours later were the result of “”aggressive pinching.” It all began around 1 a.m. local time, as a crowd of approximately 200 people shouted “Spy!” and “Israeli!,” surrounding Logan and her co-workers in the wake ofMore >
We have a few updates on journalist Lara Logan and, given her situation, all are as positive as one could hope for.
The 39-year old is at home and resting comfortably, surrounded by her husband and two children. In other news:
- An insider familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal that the attack lasted 20 to 30 minutes and “was not a rape.”
- It took place a week after Logan and her crew were already arrested once in Egypt. She returned to interview Wael Ghonim, the Google executive who played a role in organizing the uprising that led to Hosni Mubarak’s resignation.
This is simply horrific:
CBS News reports that Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Lara Logan, covering the political uprising in Egypt, was attacked on Friday, moments after President Hosni Mubarak resigned his post.
According to the network, Logan was “separated from her crew” during the frenzy of Mubarak’s resignation and “suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault and beating before being saved by a group of women and an estimated 20 Egyptian soldiers.”
Reunited with her team, Logan returned to her hotel and was flown to the United States SaturdayMore >