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Photographer Joao Silva Wounded in Afghanistan

October 25, 2010

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© MICHAEL KAMBER FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Joao Silva covering a 2003 car bombing in Baghdad.

Joao Silva, a contract photographer with The New York Times, suffered severe wounds to his legs and other injuries when he stepped on a mine near Arghandab, Afghanistan, on Saturday.   He was flown to a military hospital in Germany that night. He was in stable condition on Sunday, the Times reported. Silva was embedded with a unit of the Fourth...

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