Egyptian photographer captures his own death on Camera

26 year old Egyptian freelance photographer, Ahmed Samir Assem (left), captured the moment he was shot dead by an Egyptian soldier (right). Ahmed was taking pictures outside the Republican Guard building in Cairo, where the ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is supposedly being held, when a sniper took aim and fired at him. It was the last photo Ahmed took before his camera went black. His camera was also the only one which filmed the entire incident from the first moment.

Ahmed was one of 51 people  killed on Monday July 8th when security forces opened fire on a large crowd that had camped outside the Republican Guard building. 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s