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50 stunning moments captured by the award-winning Reuters photography team in 2017 Part 1

By Sarah Jacobs From Business Insider

A protester holds a national flag as a bank branch, housed in the magistracy of the Supreme Court of Justice, burns during a rally against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, June 12, 2017.Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters

This year, 600 award-winning Reuters photojournalists worked across the world to document both major historic moments and the human stories that might otherwise have gone unnoticed.

The team won the Pulitzer Prize in the Breaking News Photography category in 2016, and in 2017, their efforts have only continued.

Ahead, take a look at 50 of the most amazing photos captured by Reuters in 2017.

Editor’s note: Many of the images in this slideshow depict graphic violence and injury, and many are upsetting. All captions are by Reuters.

School children attend a yoga session at a camp in Ahmedabad, India, on January 5, 2017.
Amit Dave/Reuters

Kashmiri Muslims raise their arms upon seeing a relic of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani, a Sufi saint, being displayed at his shrine on the occasion of his death anniversary, on a cold winter morning in Srinagar, on January 10, 2017.
Danish Ismail /Reuters

A commuter jumps between trains upon arrival at a station, to attend Akheri Munajat, the final supplication during Biswa Ijtema in Tongi, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on January 15, 2017.
Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

A man rides a horse through flames during the annual “Luminarias” celebration on the eve of Saint Anthony’s day, ’s patron saint of animals, in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares, northwest of Madrid, , on January 16, 2017.
Paul Hanna/Reuters

Loved ones and mourners surround the coffins of Maximo Pepito (left), 49, and his brother Marlon Pepito, 42, victims of a summary execution by unknown assailants related to the drug war, during their funeral at the Navotas cemetery, north of Metro Manila, Philippines, on January 31, 2017.
Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

Natan Cabral, 5, stands on the cracked ground of the Boqueirao reservoir in the Metropolitan Region of Campina Grande, Paraiba state, Brazil, on February 13, 2017.
Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

A boy who just fled a village controlled by fighters cries as he sits with his family inside a bus before heading to the camp at Hammam Ali, south of Mosul, , on February 22, 2017.
Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

A girl walks amidst a dust storm on the banks of the Ganges river in Allahabad, India, on February 24, 2017.
Jitendra Prakash/Reuters

A pro-settlement activist climbs onto a rooftop of a house to resist evacuation of some houses in the settlement of Ofra in the occupied West Bank, during an operation by Israeli forces to evict the houses, on February 28, 2017.
Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

Damaged seats are pictured amidst rubble of buildings in the northern Syrian town of al-Bab, Syria on February 28, 2017.
Khalil Ashawi /Reuters

A boy injured in a mortar attack walks toward an ambulance after being treated by medics in a field clinic as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq, on March 2, 2017.
Zohra Bensemra/Reuters

A displaced Iraqi with his son prepares to get on a truck to be carried to a safe place, as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in western Mosul, Iraq, on March 8, 2017.
Suhaib Salem/Reuters

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