Palestinian funeral shot earns award for photographer

Paul Hansen wins prestigious photojournalism World Press Photo award for picture of Palestinian child funeral procession in Gaza

Associated Press

Swedish photographer Paul Hansen won the 2012 World Press Photo award Friday for newspaper Dagens Nyheter with a picture of two Palestinian children killed in an Israeli missile strike being carried to their funeral.


The picture shows a group of men marching the dead bodies through a narrow street in Gaza. The victims, a brother and sister, are wrapped in white cloth with only their faces showing.

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