Anton Hammerl Presumed Dead, Family Announces

May 20, 2011

By David Walker

Photojournalist Anton Hammerl

The family of South African photojournalist Anton Hammerl has announced on Facebook that he “was shot by Qaddafi’s forces in an extremely remote location in the Libyan desert” on April 5. The statement continues, “According to eyewitnesses, his injuries were such that he could not have survived without medical attention.” The announcement provided no details, but The New York Times...

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