Award-winning photographer killed in Libyan conflict

UK/Libya: Award-winning British photographer Tim Hetherington has been killed in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata, the Foreign Office has said.

UK/Libya: Award-winning British photographer Tim Hetherington has been killed in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata today, the Foreign Office has said.

Hetherington, 40, the British photographer and co-creator of Oscar-winning documentary Restrepo, is believed to be the first western journalist killed covering the Libyan conflict.

Chris Hondros, a US Pulitzer prize-winner who works for Getty Images, and British photographer Guy Martin, who works for the Panos agency, were critically injured in the same incident according to reports.