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Badly-wounded radio and TV presenter emerges from coma

(RSF/IFEX) - Reporters Without Borders learned on 30 May 2007 that Iraqi radio and TV presenter Amal Al-Mudarress has emerged from the coma she had been in since being shot several times in a murder attempt in Baghdad on 29 April, and is expected to recover. After spending several weeks in critical condition in Yarmouk hospital, where doctors feared internal haemorrhaging, the family decided to transfer her to a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman, where she underwent an operation. Her doctors say she is now "out of danger."

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