Lara Logan, CBS News Correspondent, Sexually Assaulted in Egypt

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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 Saturday morning. She is in the hospital recovering.

While not nearly as serious, Anderson Cooper was also attacked during his coverage of the upheaval in Egypt earlier this month. A week prior to her assault, Logan and her crew were detained today by police outside the Israeli embassy.

Our thoughts and prayer are with Lara Logan.

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