Photojournalism of the Week: March 23, 2012

Police kills suspect wolf after casualty reports in east China

Photographer Wen Wu joined police and local residents parading a dead wolf through the streets of Chaihudian, in China’s eastern Shandong providence. The wolf had allegedly bitten a local woman to death before police hunted it down in a two-hour chase that stretched 20 kilometers and crossed four rivers.Wen Wu/ImahineChina/AP Image

An anti-government protester runs for cover after throwing a molotov cocktail at an APC belonging to riot police during clashes in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama

Hamad I Mohammed's shutter snaps just as a protestor-thrown Molotov cocktail explodes on an armored personnel carrier belonging to Bahrain riot police. This is the second week in a row that an image from the protests in Bahrain has made our round up (see last week's here).REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed
Virginian-Pilot photographer Bill Tierman was on the scene as Virginia’s 119th Inland Cargo Transfer Company prepared to depart for a yearlong mission in Afghanistan. Tierman has been with the Virginia-Pilot since 1984.AP Photo/TheVirginian-Pilot, Bill Tiernan
Ahmad Jamshid made this photo of two Afghan vendors preparing balloons to be sold in Kabul on Nowruz, the first day of spring. Jamshid is stringer working for the Associated Press and other organizations in the Kabul-region of Afghanistan.AP Photo/Ahmad Jamshid

A student protester walks past burning tyres during a protest against the government's plans to raise fuel prices near a fuel station in Makassar

A student walks amid flaming tires, set ablaze during protests over the government's plan to hike fuel prices in Indonesia. This is Reuters photographer Yusuf Ahmad's second time appearing in our weekly roundup (see his image from last week here). You can also see more of Ahmad's work on his Lightstalkers page.REUTERS/Yusuf Ahmad
Associated Press photographer Luis Alberto Cruz Hernandez captured this photo of a family sleeping outside their home in the Mexican state of Oaxaca out of fear of earthquake aftershocks following a magnitude-7.4 quake struck the area. Hernandez also has closely covered Mexican drug cartel-related violence in the region.AP Photo/Luis Alberto Cruz Hernandez
A three-building fire in Scranton, PA was photographed by the Scranton Times-Tribune's Butch Comegys (for the Associated Press). In addition to working as a photojournalist, Comegys is also a freelance commercial photographer working in the Pennsylvania area.AP Photo/ The Scranton Times-Tribune, Butch Comegys
A police officer inspects a destroyed government vehicle in North Sumatra, Indonesia—a result of student protests over the government's plan to raise fuel prices by 33%. Photographer Binsar Bakkara is a stringer for the Associated Press. You can check out more of his work on his Lightstalkers page and follow his adventures on Twitter (although you will need to translate it!).AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara

To match Insight INDIA-RAILWAYS

Reuter photographer Danish Siddiqui reports from an overcrowded general-class commuter train in the northern Indian city of Kanpur. Nearly 40 people die everyday on these overcrowded trains, which stretch a total of 39,800 miles through some of Indian's poorest regions. Siddiqui is not only a superb photographer, but a writer as well. You can keep up with his work by following his official Reuters blog, as well as his Twitter stream.REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Indian women fill containers with drinki

This image of women lining up to fill containers with water dispensed from government trucks was shot in the Hyderabad, India, on World Water Day. Photographer Noah Seelam is an AFP/Getty Images staffer based in the region.Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images

Wisconsin Badgers' Berggren and Syracuse Orange's Keita scramble for the ball during the second half of their men's NCAA East Regional basketball game in Boston

Reuters photographer Brian Snyder captured this intense scramble for the rock during the second half of the Wisconsin vs. Syracuse NCAA tournament game. Snyder, a veteran photojournalist, covers everything from the Olympics to hurricanes to the Academy Awards as a senior staffer at Reuters. See more of his work on his website.REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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