1997 Photo Contest, Spot News, 2nd prize

Anatoly Maltsev

The Associated Press

20 January, 1996

A man gives free rein to his grief after discovering the body of his brother. After seizing 3,000 hostages in Dagestan, a large group of Chechen rebels found themselves trapped in the village. The subsequent missile attack claimed many lives, but dozens of rebels managed to escape.

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Anatoly Maltsev

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