Tim Hetherington Killed in Libya April 20, 2011 3:22 PMSubscribe
British photojournalist and filmmaker Tim Hetherington was killed by artillery fire in Libya today. He was 41 years old. Hetherington, who covered conflicts in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria, won critical acclaim with his 2010 documentary Restrepo. The movie, co-directed with fellow war correspondent Sebastian Junger, follows a U.S. Army unit stationed in a remote part of the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan. It received the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.