Lara Logan was reportedly admitted into a Washington D.C. area hospital again on Tuesday for injuries stemming from a gang rape.
Lara Logan was seperated from her producer and bodyguard while reporting on the Arab Spring from Tahrir Square in Cairo.
The statement from CBS at the time read, “Logan was covering the jubilation . . . when she and her team and their security were surrounded by a dangerous element amidst the celebration. It was a mob of more than 200 people whipped into a frenzy.”
It continued, “In the crush of the mob, [Logan] was separated from her crew. She was surrounded and suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault and beating before being saved by a group of women and an estimated 20 Egyptian soldiers.”
It is not known what specific injuries landed Lara Logan in the hospital this time around, but this is not the first time even this year that she has been admitted to the hospital due to complications from the attack in Egypt.
Back in February, Lara Logan was admitted with digestive disease diverticulitis and internal bleeding. A source said then that the condition could have been brought on by stress.
On Tuesday, Ed Butowsky, a close friend and confidante of Lara and her family, told Breitbart News, “Very few people know how stoic and incredibly tough this lady is. In spite of everything she’s had to face in the last two years, people have no idea the physical suffering she has been enduring due to the brutal sexual assault she encountered in Egypt during the Arab Spring while reporting for 60 Minutes.”
He added, “I’ve been in and around this business and people don’t understand how hard reporters work and how much time they put in. Lara, above all of it, has been doing it for four years since this brutal attack and suffering in every way, shape or form. Maybe it’s time for people to realize these people are human beings.”
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