Tim Hetherington Killed In Libya, Others Injured

©Matt Stuart--Photojournalist Tim Hetherington

Photojournalist Tim Hetherington was killed today in Libya while covering the fighting between rebels and troops loyal to Colonel Muammar Qaddafi, The New York Times has confirmed. Hetherington reportedly died after being hit by rocket fire in the city of Mistra.

Getty Images has confirmed that staff photographer Chris Hondros was injured in the same attack, and is in serious condition. The Times says that photographer Guy Martin was also seriously injured, and that photographer Michael Christopher Brown suffered injuries that were less serious.

We will post updates as we gather more information.

Obituary: Tim Hetherington

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