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CBS News’ Cami McCormick Injured in Afghanistan

A statement from CBS News:

CBS News Correspondent Cami McCormick was injured today in Logar Province, Afghanistan, while on assignment for CBS Radio News.

McCormick was traveling with members of the United States Army when the vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED).

McCormick was initially treated at a field hospital, where she underwent surgery to stabilize her condition, and was then transported to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan for additional treatment.

McCormick is based in New York City and has been with CBS Radio News since September, 1998. She is an award-winning war correspondent who has had several assignments in Afghanistan and Iraq. She was in Afghanistan to cover the recent elections, and the continuing fighting in the region.

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