Photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros killed in Libya
Academy Award nominated Restrepo director Tim Hetherington (pictured above right with co-director Sebastian Junger) and Pulitzer Prize winning war photographer Chris Hondros (not pictured) are reported as having being killed in the Libyan city of Misrata earlier today.
Hetherington sent out the following message via his twitter feed before anything was known of the incident.

In besieged Libyan city of Misrata. Indiscriminate shelling by Qaddafi forces. No sign of NATO

Three others are reported as being wounded in the attack.

Photojournalists Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros killed in Libya

Academy Award nominated Restrepo director Tim Hetherington (pictured above right with co-director Sebastian Junger) and Pulitzer Prize winning war photographer Chris Hondros (not pictured) are reported as having being killed in the Libyan city of Misrata earlier today.

Hetherington sent out the following message via his twitter feed before anything was known of the incident.

In besieged Libyan city of Misrata. Indiscriminate shelling by Qaddafi forces. No sign of NATO

Three others are reported as being wounded in the attack.

  1. emilia-antonia reblogged this from emilia-antonia and added:
    this is such sad terrible news - “gutting” as anderson cooper put it
  2. kaitg reblogged this from digitalfaun
  3. tlc1973 reblogged this from taylorgotbeats and added:
    Restrepo was FANTASTIC movie.
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  6. oshiel reblogged this from nickgerber and added:
    I’m gob-smacked. Rest in peace.
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  9. kelceyolson reblogged this from samuelbradley and added:
    I have the utmost respect for photojournalist that risk their lives chasing a photo in such unfriendly places. This is...
  10. taylorgotbeats reblogged this from parable-ish and added:
    Rest In Peace, saw this on the LA Times photo twitter earlier. Risk of the job, prayers to their families.
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  14. katerwarren reblogged this from samuelbradley and added:
    Very sad.. Correction, the news I’m reading has only confirmed the death of Tim Hetherington, what I have read says that...
  15. ughshutupmom reblogged this from samuelbradley and added:
    nooooooooo Restrepo was so good
  16. tmbrks reblogged this from samuelbradley and added:
    Whoa this is mad
  17. gunstussinandbooze reblogged this from parable-ish and added:
    Fuck. Hetherington’s death and Hondros’s injury are huge losses for the photojournalism community and profession. There...
  18. beccasayss99 reblogged this from samuelbradley and added:
    Not cool.
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  26. 50one50photo reblogged this from nickgerber and added:
    horrible =[
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