New York Times Photographer On Surviving Car Bomb: 'I'd Been Incredibly Lucky'

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Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces advance toward Islamic State positions in the village of Tob Zawa, about 5 1/2 miles from Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. (Khalid Mohammed/AP)

New York Times photographer Bryan Denton was embedded with Iraqi counter-terrorism forces near Mosul this week when they were targeted by a series of ISIS car bombs. One of them reached its target and exploded.

He was wounded, along with some of the Iraqis. Denton’s story and photographs about the experience appeared in the Times and Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with him about it.


Bryan Denton, photographer for the New York Times. He tweets @bdentonphoto and is on Instagram @bdentonphoto.

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