In June, I mentioned my old friend John Moore, whom I first met at The Daily Texan in the late-1980s. He was one of our staff photographers, and even in college the Irving-born picture-taker shot like a pro. These days he's shooting for Getty Images, and a Friend of Unfair Park directs our attention to John's work this morning on The New York Times' Web site -- from the hottest spot on the planet at the moment, no less.
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John was actually in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, attending the rally at which Pakistani opposition leader Benazir Bhutto was assassinated by a suicide bomber's close-range gunshot. John captured the moment at which the assassin's bomb went off, right after Bhutto was gunned down. Expect to see it everywhere in the coming hours; you can practically feel the heat coming off the image. Also, several other photos of John's are appearing on the site, as the story is constantly updated throughout the morning. --Robert Wilonsky