Legendary photographer Sam Nzima has died

South African photographer Sam Nzima (Gallo Images/Daily Sun/Sipho Maluka)

South African photographer Sam Nzima (Gallo Images/Daily Sun/Sipho Maluka)

Veteran photographer Sam Nzima passed away in a Nelspruit hospital on Saturday evening.

Nzima, 83, is best known for taking the photographic of a dying Hector Peterson on June 16 1976 during the Soweto uprising.

His son Thulani Nzima confirmed to News24 that his father died in a Nelspruit hospital on Saturday evening.

Nzima collapsed on Thursday and had been in hospital since then. — News24

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