Georgian journalist survives after being shot

August 15th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Aug.15 (ANI): A female journalist from Georgia miraculously survived after being shot at on Friday.
Footage appearing on YouTube shows the unnamed Georgian journalist being shot at during a live broadcast in the war-torn country.
Moments into a bulletin about the arrival of humanitarian aid, multiple gunshots ring out from behind the news presenter and she is hit by a bullet.
In the rush for cover the young female journalist moves out of shot. Seconds later the camera shows a colleague reach out and grab her as she appears to fall to the floor.
For a while it’’s unclear whether or not the woman has survived and shaky images capture the panic as the entire crew gather round her and pile into the nearby broadcast van.
Amazingly, as a bulletproof vest is being pulled on to her and secured around her waist, the journalist resumes her commentary.
She describes her narrow escape and the camera zooms in to show an injury on her arm caused by a passing bullet.
“It has most likely been a light weapon since it’’s a minor wound. I can”t say anything else at the moment because there is no one to be seen here and I have no idea who shot me,” The Mirror quotes her, as saying. (ANI)

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