Israeli reporter hurt in Georgia

An Israeli journalist was wounded in Georgia.

Yediot Achronot reporter Tzadok Yehezkeli suffered serious chest wounds Tuesday while covering the fighting between Georgian and Russian forces in Gori, his newspaper said.

Yehezkeli, 52, was evacuated to a hospital in Tbilisi and was in stable condition.

Several journalists have been killed or wounded in the war that erupted last week over Georgia’s breakaway South Ossetia region.

On Monday, Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili accused Russian troops of deliberately firing on members of the media.

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