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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui Is Killed In Afghanistan


By Scott Neuman, Anna Ijaz

July 16, 2021

Pulitzer-Prize winning photographer Danish Siddiqui, who worked for the Reuters news agency based out of India, was killed Friday while on assignment in southern Afghanistan after coming under fire by Taliban militiamen.

Siddiqui, who was 38 years old, had been embedded with Afghan special forces in southern Kandahar province when he was killed along with a senior Afghan officer, Reuters reports.

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