Anderson Cooper in Gaza VIDEO: Bomb goes off in background while CNN journalist is live on air.
"Well, That Was a Rather Large Explosion"
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Nov. 19 2012 11:00 AM

"Well, That Was a Rather Large Explosion"

CNN's Anderson Cooper was reporting live from Gaza on Sunday night, calmly telling viewers about the deaths of the Dallu family, a Palestinian mother and her four young children who were killed that day. In the middle of Cooper's report, what sounded like a rather large explosion went off not too far from where he was standing. He handled it a good deal better than we would have. Watch for yourself:

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City. 

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