Indian photojournalist killed in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province
Danish Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize winner Indian photojournalist, has been killed in Afghanistan while covering fighting between Afghan troops and the Taliban.Deeply disturbed by the sad news of the killing of a friend, Danish Seddiqi in Kandahar last night Thursday.
''Deeply disturbed by the sad news of the killing of a friend, Danish Seddiqi in Kandahar last night (Thursday). The Indian Journalist and winner of the Pulitzer Prize was embedded with Afghan security forces,'' Afghanistan's Ambassador to India Farid Mamundzay tweeted on Friday.
''I met him 2 weeks ago before his departure to Kabul. Condolences to his family & Reuters,'' Mamundzay said.
He started his career as a television news correspondent, switched to photojournalism, and joined Reuters as an intern in 2010.
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