Photojournalist Chris Hondros’s Last Images from Libya

The Getty staff photographer was capturing incredible images right up until his tragic death.

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Libyan rebel fighter rolls a burning tire into a room containing ensconced government loyalist troops. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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Rebel fighters carefully move up a stairway in a building where they had trapped Gaddafi loyalists. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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Rebel fighters carefully move into a building where they had trapped government loyalist troops. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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Rebel fighters fire at government loyalist troops during street fighting on Tripoli Street in downtown Misurata. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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A Libyan rebel fighter celebrates as comrades fire on government loyalist troops who refused to surrunder in a surrounded building during house-to-house fighting in downtown Misrata. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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A rebel fighter fires through a sniper hole at troops loyal to Libyan ruler Moammar Gaddafi. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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Libyan rebel fighters discuss how to dislodge some ensconced government loyalist troops who were firing on them from the next room during house-to-house fighting in downtown Misrata. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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Libyan rebel fighters carry out a comrade wounded during an effort to dislodge some ensconced government loyalist troops who were firing on them from a building. Rebel forces assaulted the downtown positions of troops loyal to Libyan strongman Moammar Gaddaf trapping several in a building that fought back instead of surrendering, firing on the rebels in the building and seriously wounding two of them during the standoff. Chris Hondros/Getty Images
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A gravedigger turns earth while digging a grave for a civilian victim of the Libyan conflict April 19, 2011 in Misrata, Libya. The simple graveyard in Misrata has hundreds of simple concrete graves. Chris Hondros/Getty Images