Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, was killed when an Afghan policeman opened fire while she and a reporter were covering the election there. The Pulitzer-winning photog was a veteran in the region, but also captured images from all around the world.
Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus in Rome in April 2005. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP reporter wounded April 4, 2014, when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed instantly, according to an AP Television freelancer who saw the shooting. Kathy Gannon, the reporter, was wounded twice and is in stable condition. Peter Dejong/AP Buy Photo