Photographer Dies of Injuries in Tunis

January 18, 2011

By David Walker

©Charles Platiau

Lucas Dolega

Photojournalist Lucas Dolega died yesterday after being shot in the head with a tear gas canister in Tunis last Friday. The canister, reportedly fired by police at close range, hit Dolega in the left temple. A French Foreign Ministry spokesperson has called Dolega a “victim of a deliberate homicidal act.” He was 32 years old. A stringer for European Pressphoto...

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