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MTI photographer gets 2010 World Press Photo award

2011.02.11. 13:39

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Peter Lakatos, a photographer contracted with the Hungarian News Agency (MTI), has won 1st prize in the spot news singles category of the 2010 World Press Photo contest.

Lakatos's image shows the suicide jump of a man in his fifties who first set himself on fire and then jumped off the top of a Budapest bridge. The image entitled Suicide Jump was taken on May 22, 2010 and shows the man covered in flames falling from Szabadsag bridge.