Veteran AP photographer killed, reporter wounded

www.usatoday.com Published: April 4, 2014
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A Pulitzer prize winning photographer for the Associated Press was killed and her colleague was injured when an Afghan police officer shot at the pair as they sat in their car in eastern Afghanistan, according to USA TODAY.



Anja Niedringhaus, 48, a German photographer with the AP since 2002, was killed instantly, according to an AP Television freelancer who witnessed the shooting, the wire service said.

Kathy Gannon, a veteran war correspondent who has covered the unrest in the Middle East for three decades, was wounded twice, the AP said. She was listed in stable condition and talking to medical personnel providing her care, the AP said. Born in Canada, Gannon, 60, is based in Islamabad for the AP, USA TODAY reports.

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