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  • FILE - This Friday, April 4, 2014 file photo shows bullet holes in the car in which Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and AP reporter Kathy Gannon were traveling when they were shot by an Afghan policeman, in Khost, Afghanistan. Niedringhaus, 48, an internationally acclaimed German photographer, was killed instantly, according to an AP Television News freelancer who witnessed the shooting. Gannon was wounded twice and is receiving medical attention. Fellow officers say the Afghan police commander responsible for the shooting seemed a calm, pious man who may have come under the influence of Islamic fundamentalists calling for vengeance against foreigners over drone strikes. (AP Photo, File)

    Afghan probe begins in attack on AP journalists

    Afghan central government authorities on Wednesday began questioning the police commander who killed an Associated Press photographer and wounded an AP reporter, a day after he was transferred by helicopter to the capital - a rare case in which an Afghan officer or soldier who shot a foreigner was captured alive.

  • ** FILE ** In this 2003 file photo, Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus poses for a photograph in Jerusalem. Niedringhaus, 48, was killed and an AP reporter was wounded on Friday, April 4, 2014, when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan. (AP Photo, File)

    Veteran AP photographer killed by Afghan policeman; reporter wounded

    A highly acclaimed German photographer who worked for The Associated Press for years was killed on Friday after an Afghan policeman opened fire on her car. An AP reporter sitting next to her was injured.

  • AP photographer chronicles wars in Berlin show

    An Afghan boy on a swing ride with a toy submachine gun in his hand. A black-clad Iraqi mother giving a bottle to her baby daughter outside Abu Ghraib prison as she waits for the release of detainees. A U.S. Marine mourning the loss of 31 comrades in Iraq.

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  • Associated Press correspondent Kathy Gannon, wounded Friday, April 4, 2014 during a shooting that killed AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus, has reported on Afghanistan for nearly three decades, chronicling the Soviet occupation, the fall of the Taliban and the coming withdrawal of foreign troops.(AP Photo/Dimitri Messinis, File)

  • FILE - In this March 29, 2011 file photo made by Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus, a Libyan rebel urges people to leave as shelling from Gadhafi's forces started landing on the frontline outside of Bin Jawaad, 150 kilometers (93 miles) east of Sirte, central Libya.

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