Catalan photographer Toni Espadas dies within the assault on a tv crew in Ethiopia | Spain | EUROtoday

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The Chilean channel Teletrece has confirmed the loss of life of the Catalan photographer and vacationer information Toni Espadas, a member of this system's workforce. Partners world wide, who was “the victim of a complex incident while they were filming in Ethiopia, Africa,” in accordance with the community in an announcement. “As Channel 13 we deeply regret Toni's death, and from afar, we send his family all our support,” the word provides. The workforce was recording the Murci tribe, in Ethiopia, once they have been the sufferer of an assault through which Espadas died.

The assault “occurred once they were leaving the area, after finishing the day, on their way back,” the assertion continued. “The hosts and all members of the team of the program made by the production company MkZeta are in good health.” Toni Espadas was a part of the workforce led by the famend Chilean journalist Francisco Pancho Saavedra and the actor, additionally Chilean, Jorge Zabaleta, presenters of Partners world widea program to “discover new and distant cultures, reveal exotic and beautiful landscapes, and live great adventures,” in accordance with the channel on its web site, and of which they started recording the third season originally of April.

Espadas was a widely known Spanish photographer, an knowledgeable on Africa. In truth, he based Rift Valley Expeditions, an organization of specialists and journey advisors to the continent, the place he landed for the primary time 25 years in the past. Both the Chilean Foreign Ministry and Canal 13 “are carrying out all the steps so that they can leave the country as soon as possible, return to Chile and give them all the support they require,” the assertion mentioned.

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