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Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed this week covering the presidential election in Afghanistan. Pictured above are some of her amazing pics.

Image 1: Afghan day labourer Mesbah, 12, takes a rest after preparing kilns to fire bricks at a factory on the outskirts of Kabul on 7 November 2013

Image 2: In this photograph from last month, Pakistani bank notes covered in blood are displayed on the body of a dead suicide bomber. Police found them in his pocket after an attack on the former Afghan intelligence headquarters in Kandahar

Image 3: A Libyan rebel prays next to his gun on the outskirts of Ajdabiya, Libya, on 21 March 2011

Image 4: In this photograph from November 2012, a young girl reaches out to a Pakistani policeman securing the road outside Kainat Riaz’s home in Mingora, Swat Valley, Pakistan. Kainat was wounded by the same Taliban gunman who shot Malala Yousufzai and 13-year-old Shazia Ramazan on their way home from school. Malala was shot for her outspoken insistence on girls’ education

See some more of her portfolio here

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