Topic: explosion

Diana Markosian
Photo Essay

Inside the Beslan School Siege, 10 Years On

Ten years after the Beslan school siege, photographer Diana Markosian made these remarkable photographs of former hostages at the site where 330 captives were killed, more than half of them children.

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TOPSHOTS-SYRIA-CONFLICT
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Pictures of the Week: April 12 – April 19

From the Boston marathon bombing and Margaret Thatcher’s funeral to the bird flu outbreak in China and the lighter side of North Korea, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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War Is Personal
Photo Essay

The Hero in the Cowboy Hat: Carlos Arredondo’s Story, by Eugene Richards

After the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, a hero in a cowboy hat emerged. Carlos Arredondo was identified as helping Jeff Bauman in a now-iconic photograph appearing on front pages around the world. In 2006, Eugene Richards began photographing Arredondo, an anti-war activist, after he lost his first son in Iraq — eventually publishing his story in War is Personal. Richards spoke to LightBox about his relationship with Arredondo.

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Cover photograph by Bill Hoenk
Photo Essay

A Photographer’s View of the Carnage: “When I Look at the Photos, I Cry”

Freelance photographer Bill Hoenk was on hand to document the chaos following the second explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. His photograph of a Boston police officer carrying a wounded child is the cover image of TIME’s digital edition, a special report on the tragedy in Boston.

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John Tlumacki—The Boston Globe/Getty Images
The Backstory

Tragedy in Boston: One Photographer’s Eyewitness Account

LightBox spoke with Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki, who photographed the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Tlumacki, who has photographed more than 20 marathons in his 30 years at the Globe, describes the sheer chaos of the scene.

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Hussein Malla—AP
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Pictures of the Week: May 25–June 1

From Memorial Day observances in the United States and an exchange of bodies in the West Bank to the massacre in Syria and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in England, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Moises Saman—Redux/The New York Times
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The Best Pictures of the Week, September 9 – September 16

This week; A man visits the graveside of his son—killed by Gaddafi loyalists—in Tripoli, three thousand flags commemorate the 10 year anniversary of 9/11, a plane flies through the “Tribute in Lights” in lower Manhattan. gas pipeline explosion in Nairobi, gunmen open fire on a school bus in Pakistan, Israeli embassy attack in Cairo, Brazilian forest fires, Damien Hirst’s sculpture Legend, New York fashion week, Novak Djokovic wins the U.S. Open, and the painted “Tiger Men” of India’s “Pulikali” Tiger Dance festival.

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