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Photojournalist/documentarian Hetherington killed by bomb in Libya

Apr 20, 2011 | 1:15pm EDT

Hetherington was among those caught out by an explosion in Misurata on Wednesday (20Apr11).

As well as co-directing and producing Oscar-nominated Restrepo with Sebastian Junger, Hetherington also directed the documentary short Diary and he was also the credited cinematographer on 2007's The Devil Came on Horseback and 2004 TV documentary Liberia: An Uncivil War.

Hetherington was 41.

At least three other top international photojournalists were injured in the blast, according to local news agencies.

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