South Asia and Beyond

Indian Photojournalist Killed In Afghanistan

Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was killed when the Afghan army patrol he was embedded with came under fire on Friday from Taliban fighters in Spin Boldak near the border with Pakistan. Siddiqui was Reuters chief photographer in India and had won the Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Rohingya conflict in Myanmar. Also killed was an Afghan special forces commander.