Apr 24, 2011

Two photojournalists killed in Misrata

Two photojournalists killed in MisrataTim Hetherington was one of the world's best-known war photographers. This photo shows him on April 20 climbing down from a building riddled with bullet holes just hours before his death. He has been killed while covering the conflict in the Libyan city of Misrata. Briton Tim Hetherington, 40, is said to have been killed in a rocket-propelled grenade attack.
Mr Hetherington's friend James Brabazon, who worked with him on Restrepo and had been e-mailing him right up until his death, said: "He was extremely talented, experienced and dedicated."
He explained why Mr Hetherington was working for Vanity Fair magazine in Libya: "He went there for humanitarian reasons. He went there to shed light on a very confusing situation." ...
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