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CBS Cameraman Paul Douglas, Soundman James Brolan Killed In Iraq; Kimberly Dozier In Critical Condition

cbsmay29.jpg“A CBS News television crew embedded with the 4th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army came under attack today in central Baghdad,” the network said in a statement today. “The journalists — correspondent Kimberly Dozier, cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Brolan — were reporting from outside their humvee and are believed to have been wearing their protective gear. ouglas and Brolan, both London-based, were killed. Dozier sustained serious injuries in the attack and underwent surgery at a U.S. military hospital in Baghdad. She is in critical condition, but doctors are cautiously optimistic about her prognosis.”

Douglas “had worked for CBS News in many countries, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Rwanda and Bosnia, since the early 1990s,” CBS said. “Brolan, 42, was a freelancer who had worked with CBS News in Baghdad and Afghanistan over the past year.”

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