CNN’s Clarissa Ward Says Kabul Colleague Nearly Pistol-Whipped

“I've covered all sorts of crazy situations,” Ward said in a report that aired on CNN. “This was mayhem. This was nuts.”

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This image provided by CNN shows the network's Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward reporting August of 2021 in Kabul, Afghanistan. (Brent Swails/CNN via AP)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Clarissa Ward described on Wednesday how a member of her CNN crew was nearly pistol-whipped by a Taliban fighter as they were covering a tumultuous scene outside the airport in Kabul. “I’ve covered all sorts of crazy situations,” Ward said in a report that aired on CNN. “This was mayhem. This was nuts.” .@clarissaward on the scene just outside Kabul airport: "I've covered all sorts of crazy situations. This was mayhem.…

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