Danish Siddiqui, an Indian photojournalist who won a Pulitzer Prize, was killed in Afghanistan while reporting conflict between the Afghan army and the Taliban. “I was deeply concerned by the tragic news of the death of a buddy, Danish Seddiqi, yesterday night in Kandahar (July 15). The Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian journalist was embedded with Afghan security personnel “Farid Mamundzay, Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India, tweeted on Friday. “I met him two weeks ago, just before he left for Kabul. Sincere condolences to his family and Reuters “According to Mamundzay.
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ws agency’s Photography crew when he won the Pulitzer Prize. Danish earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi. In 2007, he received a degree in mass communication from the AJK Mass Communication Research Centre at Jamia. As a television news correspondent, he began his career, then transitioned to photojournalism before joining Reuters as an intern in 2010.
This comes after the Taliban took control of the Spin Boldak area in Kandahar earlier this week. For the past few days, fierce warfare has raged in Kandahar, particularly around Spin Boldak.