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NEW YORK (AP) - A Texas woman shot in the leg during a 1998 attack on tourists in Yemen by extremist Muslims has told her harrowing story to a New York jury at the terrorism trial of an Egyptian cleric.

Margaret Thompson walked with a limp and took the witness stand Tuesday at the trial of Mustafa Kamel Mustafa (muh-STAH'-fuh kah-MEHL' muh-STAH'-fuh).

Mustafa is charged with conspiring to support terrorists by supplying a satellite phone to the Yemen hostage takers and by trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Bly, Oregon. He has pleaded not guilty.

Thompson described her two days as a hostage in December 1998. She says one hostage taker told 16 Western hostages "it's goodbye to you all" and she wondered if she would be killed. Four hostages died.

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