UPDATED: Oscar Nominated Documentary ‘Restrepo’ Director Tim Hetherington Killed In Libya
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It’s being reported that Tim Hetherington, co-director of the Academy Award-nominated documentary Restrepo, has been killed in a mortar attack while working in Libya.

Hetherington was with a group of photo journalists who were all injured in the attack, including Getty Images photographer Chris Hondros, whose wounds are said to be “grave.” (UPDATE: It’s now been confirmed that Mr. Hondros has also passed away)

Details are still coming out as they are learned. You can keep track of updates the second they come around by following someone like NPR senior strategist Andy Carvin on Twitter.

Below you can see a video made by ABC News about the tragedy, as well as the trailer for Restrepo.

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