2003 Photo Contest, General News, 3rd prize

Ami Vitale

Getty Images

14 March, 2002

Children run through the streets as the Indian Rapid Action Force conduct a flag in the disputed northern Indian city of Ayodhya. The police have sealed the city in anticipation of preventing thousands of Hindu holy men from building a temple near the site of a razed 16th century mosque that ignited a spree of killing.

About the photographer

Ami Vitale

She has lived in mud huts and war zones, contracted malaria, and donned a panda suit—all in keeping with her philosophy of “living the story.” She is an Ambassador for Nikon and...

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