ABC Anchorman Bob Woodruff and His Cameraman Attacked in Iraq
close to 15 miles north of Baghdad.
The two were wearing body armour and were standing in the hatch of a mechanized vehicle when hit with explosives and exposed to shrapnel. The cameraman's name is Douglas Voight. Both Voight and Woudruff suffered head injuried and Woodruff also suffered broken bones. They are in stable condition at a US military hospital and will be transferred to a base in Germany overnight.
According to a spokesperson for ABC, the vehicle that Woodruff and Voight were travelling in was not as secure as that of a US armoured vehicle, but the logic for the reporters was to get as close to the "action" as possible.
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