Death of Margaret Moth

January 30, 1951 - March 21, 2010
Rochester, Minnesota | Age 59

CNN war zone camerawoman dies from cancer
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The Associated Press

ATLANTA — CNN photojournalist Margaret Moth, who survived a near-fatal gunshot wound to the face while filming in Bosnia-Herzegovina during the wars there in the early 1990s, died Sunday. She was 59.

CNN spokesman Nigel Pritchard confirmed that Moth died in Rochester, Minn., where she was in hospice care. A CNN obituary says she had suffered from colon cancer for three years.

Moth, a camerawoman, was seriously wounded by sniper fire that hit a...

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