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Anton Hammerl: a tribute in pictures

Africa

Tributes are pouring in for South African photographer Anton Hammerl, who was killed in Libya. Hammerl used to work for the Star newspaper, and here are some of the photographs he took during his time there.

He was initially reported to have been captured by militia loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi near the town of Brega on April 5.

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Kwaito star Msawawe in Johannesburg. Pic:Anton HammerlAWB leader, Eugene Terre 'Blanche, addresses AWB supporters in Potchefstroom after his release from prison. Picture: Anton HammerlPhoto: Anton HammerlJohannesburg International airport. Photo: Anton HammerlA protester sits atop a road sign as Diepsloot informal settlers run amok. Photo: Anton HammerlMamphooko Polasi, sister of Claudia Makona, takes an emotional breather from cleaning the blood and remnants from inside the shack, where, her sister was killed and her husband critically injured, whilst asleep, by schrapnel from one of the Soweto bombings.  Protea South squatter Camp Zone 1, number 61. Photo: Anton HammerlPhoto: Anton Hammerl

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