CBS news correspondent Lara Logan was attacked in Cairo, Egypt on Friday, February 11, 2011 and the details involve sexual assault. Logan and her team of reporters and security were covering the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak when a mob of 200 people gathered at Tahrir Square. In a situation described as a "frenzy," Logan was separated from her TV crew during the chaos and then "suffered a brutal and sustained sexual assault" per reports from CBS. A group of women and 20 Egyptian soldiers managed to rescue Logan and she was later hospitalized for injuries related to the 20 to 30 minute attack.
Logan was released from the hospital on February 16, 2011 and has apparently been very open regarding the incident. Logan is well respected and described as "unbelievably strong."
Logan has vowed to return to her work as a journalist as soon as she recovers.