2007 Photo Contest, People in the News, 3rd prize

Espen Rasmussen

Verdens Gang

27 January, 2006

Over 3,000 people gather for Friday prayers at the ruins of the main mosque, one of the towns worst hit by the Kashmir earthquake. Three months after the October 2005 earthquake that devastated parts of Kashmir, hundreds of thousands of people were still homeless, many living in tents and collapsed buildings, facing icy winter conditions in the mountains.

About the photographer

Espen Rasmussen

He works as a picture editor at VG Helg, the weekend magazine of daily Norwegian newspaper, VG. He is represented by Panos Pictures Espen has won numerous awards for his work, i...

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