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A libyan rebel fighter runs up a burning stairwell during an effort to dislodge some ensconced government loyalist troops who were firing on them from an upstairs room during house-to-house fighting on Tripoli Street in downtown Misrata, Libya. (April 20, 2011)(Credit: Getty Images/Chris Hondros)

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Chris Hondros, Getty photographer, dies in Libya

Chris Hondros died April 20, 2011, while covering the conflict in Libya. He was a Getty Images staff photographer since 2001 and a Pulitzer Prize-nominated photojournalist. Hondros covered many conflicts around the world, including wars in Kosovo, Angola, Sierra Leone, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Kashmir, the West Bank, Iraq, and Liberia. He was originally from New York.