Wednesday, February 02, 2011

CNN Crews Attacked In Cairo

CNN crews, including anchors Anderson Cooper and Hala Gorani, were among journalists attacked during violent clashes in Cairo today.

CNN International's Hala Gorani describes the moment when she was caught up in the chaos.

Below is dramatic video of Anderson Cooper and his team being roughed up.

During a live hit after the attack, Anderson Cooper describes how he and his team were set upon.

Anderson Cooper tweeted an update on how the CNN crew were feeling a short time ago:
Thanks for tweets of concern..I'm sore and head hurts but fine. Neil and mary anne are bruised but ok too. Thanks
CNN senior photojournalist Neil Hallsworth – who is working alongside Anderson Cooper – describes being attacked.

Live coverage of the unrest in Egypt continues across CNN Domestic, CNN International and CNN en Español. Coverage of events is also streaming online at

Below is an update of CNN's team on the ground:

Anderson Cooper (Cairo)
Ben Wedeman (Cairo)
Nic Robertson (Alexandria)
Frederik Pleitgen (Cairo)
Ivan Watson (Cairo)
Arwa Damon (Cairo)
Hala Gorani (Cairo)
José Levy, CNN en Español (Cairo)

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