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First name:  Anton

Last name:  Hammerl

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Freelance photographer
  • Born:  South Africa

  • Died:  5 April 2011 Libya
  • War zone:  yes


On 5 April 2011, the freelance photographer was shot by Gaddafi’s forces in an extremely remote location in the Libyan desert, close to the oil town of Brega. He received a bullet in his abdomen.


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