Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2014/02/01

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Subject: [Leica] Nachtwey Mostly Dodges Another Bullet
From: robertbaron1 at (Robert Baron)
Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2014 17:43:15 -0600

This is from New York Times coverage of the continuing political protests
in Bangkok, Thailand; because it is a paywall site I'm cutting and pasting
so you can read the pertinent part if you don't otherwise have access. The
link to the full piece is

"James Nachtwey, an American photojournalist who suffered a minor gunshot
wound to his leg during Saturday's clashes, said shooting was coming from
both sides.Despite repeated claims by the protest leader, Suthep
Thaugsuban, that his movement is fighting "without weapons,"
 and video 
 of the clashes showed protesters firing a variety of guns.

"It was bullets flying in a very modern, contemporary part of the city,"
Mr. Nachtwey said. Like the political violence of 2010 in the heart of
cosmopolitan Bangkok, Mr. Nachtwey said, Saturday's gunfight was
"definitely incongruous."

Mr. Nachtwey said a bullet punctured his trousers but only grazed his shin."

What's that saying about being close enough?