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A Look At The Work Of Anja Niedringhaus

Anja Niedringhaus, an award-winning photographer who spent her 20-year career covering conflict zones -- including the Balkans, Kuwait, Iraq, and Libya -- was killed while covering elections in Afghanistan on April 4. She was in a car in eastern Afghanistan with AP reporter Kathy Gannon when an Afghan policeman opened fire on them, killing Niedringhaus instantly. This is a look at Anja Niedringhaus's work.

An injured U.S. Marine is carried out of a helicopter June 4, 2011 in Afghanistan.
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An injured U.S. Marine is carried out of a helicopter June 4, 2011 in Afghanistan.

An Afghan boy holding a toy gun as he enjoys a ride on a merry-go-round to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival in Kabul, September 20, 2009.
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An Afghan boy holding a toy gun as he enjoys a ride on a merry-go-round to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr festival in Kabul, September 20, 2009.

A U.S. soldier walks through the halls of the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad, Iraq, on May 5, 2004.
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A U.S. soldier walks through the halls of the Abu Ghraib prison outside Baghdad, Iraq, on May 5, 2004.

Sarajevans cross the Bare cemetery outside the Bosnian capital on January 27, 2000.
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Sarajevans cross the Bare cemetery outside the Bosnian capital on January 27, 2000.

A woman's hand appears out of the debris before rescue teams recover her body from a house destroyed by a powerful earthquake in Duzce, east of Istanbul, on November 15, 1999.
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A woman's hand appears out of the debris before rescue teams recover her body from a house destroyed by a powerful earthquake in Duzce, east of Istanbul, on November 15, 1999.

Kosovo Albanian children stand beside their father as they wait for humanitarian aid to arrive in the town of Pec, 80 kilometers west of Pristina, on November 30,1999.
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Kosovo Albanian children stand beside their father as they wait for humanitarian aid to arrive in the town of Pec, 80 kilometers west of Pristina, on November 30,1999.

Parts of a plastic mannequin stand next to a destroyed house on the outskirts of Glogovac, 35 kilometers west of Pristina, on June 17, 1999, while NATO vehicles drive through the area.
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Parts of a plastic mannequin stand next to a destroyed house on the outskirts of Glogovac, 35 kilometers west of Pristina, on June 17, 1999, while NATO vehicles drive through the area.

Kosovo Albanian refugees, released by Serb forces, are lost in tears as they kiss each other after reaching a checkpoint in Morina, Albania, on June 5, 1999.
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Kosovo Albanian refugees, released by Serb forces, are lost in tears as they kiss each other after reaching a checkpoint in Morina, Albania, on June 5, 1999.

An Albanian army tank is positioned at the banks of a small lake near Kukes, Albania, on June 6, 1999, where ethnic Albanian refugees enjoy the beginning of summer.
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An Albanian army tank is positioned at the banks of a small lake near Kukes, Albania, on June 6, 1999, where ethnic Albanian refugees enjoy the beginning of summer.

A Kosovo Albanian refugee shows his wounds after crossing the border from Yugoslavia into Albania on May 29, 1999.
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A Kosovo Albanian refugee shows his wounds after crossing the border from Yugoslavia into Albania on May 29, 1999.

An ethnic Albanian refugee child grimaces as he reaches out for bread in the center of Kukes, a northern Albanian border town, on April 20 1999.
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An ethnic Albanian refugee child grimaces as he reaches out for bread in the center of Kukes, a northern Albanian border town, on April 20 1999.

Houses burning on the outskirts of Mrkonjic Grad on January 15, 1996. The town was held by Bosnian Croat troops who had seized the area from rebel Serb troops.
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Houses burning on the outskirts of Mrkonjic Grad on January 15, 1996. The town was held by Bosnian Croat troops who had seized the area from rebel Serb troops.

A picture dated December 24, 1995, shows Bosnian Serb Melica Saric mourning at the grave of her son Velimir who was killed in October 1995 in Sarajevo's Serb-held suburbs.
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A picture dated December 24, 1995, shows Bosnian Serb Melica Saric mourning at the grave of her son Velimir who was killed in October 1995 in Sarajevo's Serb-held suburbs.

Residents of the Bosniak enclave of Gorazde watch the return of the first refugee convoy to their village on December 30, 1995. Gorazde had been cut off from the outside world for years and experienced some of the worst fighting during the Bosnia war.
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Residents of the Bosniak enclave of Gorazde watch the return of the first refugee convoy to their village on December 30, 1995. Gorazde had been cut off from the outside world for years and experienced some of the worst fighting during the Bosnia war.

French and Ukrainian UN soldiers run for cover from sniper fire in downtown Sarajavo on July 21, 1994.
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French and Ukrainian UN soldiers run for cover from sniper fire in downtown Sarajavo on July 21, 1994.

Anja Niedringhaus stands in front of a photo she took in Afghanistan as she answers journalists' questions during a press preview of her exhibition, "Anja Niedringhaus At War," at a gallery in Berlin, December 14, 2011.
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Anja Niedringhaus stands in front of a photo she took in Afghanistan as she answers journalists' questions during a press preview of her exhibition, "Anja Niedringhaus At War," at a gallery in Berlin, December 14, 2011.

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