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Bombing Wounds Prominent Lebanese Journalist

A well-known Lebanese television journalist has been wounded by a bomb blast that damaged her car north of Beirut.

Security officials say May Shidiac of LBC television has been taken to a hospital in serious condition.

The bombing was the latest of several attacks against prominent Lebanese this year, including a journalist and a politician killed in separate attacks in June, and former Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri who was assassinated in February. All were outspoken critics of Syria.

Earlier Sunday, in Cairo, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak urged his Syrian counterpart, Bashar al-Assad, to continue cooperating in a U.N. probe of the Hariri assassination. A Mubarak spokesman urged the international community to refrain from pre-judging any Syrian role. Four pro-Syrian former Lebanese security chiefs have been indicted in the killings.

On Friday, U.N. investigators finished questioning several Syrian officials. It will issue a final report late next month.

Some information for this report provided by AP, AFP and Reuters.