'He was our eye': Reuters photographer killed in Afghanistan
July 16, 2021
LONDON (AP) — A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for the Reuters news service was killed Friday as he chronicled fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban near a strategic border crossing amid the continuing withdrawal of U.S. and NATO troops.
Danish Siddiqui, 38, had been embedded with Afghan special forces for the past few days and was killed as the commando unit battled for control of the Spin Boldak crossing on the border between southern Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Siddiqui was part of a team that won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for their coverage of Rohingy...