Photographer Leila Alaoui, 33, Dies of Injuries from Burkina Faso Attack

January 19, 2016

By David Walker

© Leila Alaoui

"Tamesloht," from Leila Alaoui's series "The Moroccans."

Photographer Leila Alaoui has died of injuries she sustained January 16 when al-Qaeda gunmen attacked a restaurant and hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso, according to a report yesterday from NBC subsidiary BNO News. The death of the 33-year old French-Moroccan photographer brought the death toll of the attack to 30. Alaoui was on assignment for Amnesty International at...

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