Anderson Cooper Gets Close Call In Gaza (video)

had a close call and almost became a news story himself while reporting live from City last night.

As Israeli airstrikes continued the CNN anchor was explaining the dire situation in local hospitals, when he suddenly had to duck as a large blast happened nearby. “That was a rather large explosion,” he said seconds later. “That was probably the largest explosion that we’ve heard just in the past, really in the past hour,” he added. “There have been a number of explosions in the last hour or two.”