Danish Siddiqui


Danish Siddiqui

Oral Presentation Award for Dr. Shahab Ahmad
Died: Khursheed Alam Khan

Reuters India chief the Pulitzer Prize-winning photo journalist Danish Siddiqui was killed on July 13, while reporting about clashes in Afghanistan’s Kandahar city, the news agency said. Siddiqui, 38, was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan. An Afghan forces commander said that they had been fighting to recapture the main market area of Spin Boldak district of Kandahar when Siddiqui and a senior military officer were killed in Taliban crossfire.
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