Getty Images confirmed in a statement today that one of its photojournalists, Chris Hondros, was killed from injuries sustained from a mortar round in Misrata, Libya on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011. Fellow photographer Tim Hetherington was also killed, and photographers Guy Martin and Michael Christopher Brown were injured.
Members of the NYPPA sends their condolences to Chris’ family and colleagues.
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Chris Hondros at work in Libya
Message from Chris’ brother:
I want everyone to know that we’ll work things out so anyone that knew Chris and wishes to attend is able.
Posted on Facebook by Dean Hondros: Details on the NY service for my brother: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 1 pm at Sacred Hearts St. Stephens Church, 125 Summit Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.
I will attend this event – with cameras blazing.
Every click a tear.