Restrepo director killed in mortar attack
Hetherington was in the besieged city of Misrata covering battles between rebels and Libyan government forces when he died. Also dead is Chris Hondros, a New Yord-based photographer for Getty Images.Two others working alongside them were wounded.
According to JoBlo.com, Hetherington's last tweet was: In the besieged city of Misrata. Indiscriminate shelling by Qaddafi forces. No sign of NATO.
This is sad news. Not only is Restrepo a great documentary, it's a great movie. It's also a good work of non-biased journalism. The world has lost a real talent and truth seeker. We in The Basement salute him.