In this Feb. 2009 photo New York Times photographer Joao Silva is seen while on assignment in Madagascar. Silva was seriously wounded when stepping on a mine while covering US troops in southern ... more 
In this Feb. 2009 photo New York Times photographer Joao Silva is seen while on assignment in Madagascar. Silva was seriously wounded when stepping on a mine while covering US troops in southern Afghanistan it was reported Saturday Oct 23 2010. Silva was evacuated to Kandahar Air Field where he was receiving treatment, the newspaper said in a statement. Silva, who has received several awards for his work, has photographed wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, southern Africa, the Balkans and the Middle East. He is the author, with Greg Marinovich, of "The Bang-Bang Club," a chronicle of a group of four photographers covering the violence in South Africa in the 1990s. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By File/Jerome Delay
Sat, Oct 23, 2010 6:20 AM EDT