Best News Photos of the Year Announced

Best News Photos of the Year Announced
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First Prize, Spot News (Single Photos)
World Press Photo Contest 2007

U.S. photographer John Moore captured the shock and disorientation of the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto on December 27, 2007.

Bhutto had just left an election rally in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, when a bomb blast caused a "rapidly fatal head injury," according to a report issued by the U.K.'s Scotland Yard police force on February 8, 2008.

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—Photograph by John Moore/USA/Reportage by Getty Images
 
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