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Anderson Cooper Attacked; CNN Anchor and Crew Caught in Violent Clashes in Egypt (VIDEO)

Anderson Cooper is trending on news that he and his CNN crew were attacked in Cairo by backers of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Appearing on

American Morning

, Cooper recounted how he and the crew were trying to get to a neutral area, away from violent clashes between supporters of Mubarak and protesters calling for his removal. “We were set upon by pro-Mubarak supporters punching us in the head. Suddenly a young man would look at you and punch you in the face.” No one from CNN was seriously hurt in the attack.