Powerful photos by Danish Siddiqui, Indian journalist killed in Afghanistan

Updated: Jul 16, 2021, 05:37 PM(IST)

Danish Siddiqui, Pulitzer Prize winning Indian photojournalist working for Reuters was killed in Afghanistan on Friday (July 16). He lost his life in a Taliban attack on Afghan security forces as he was covering the conflict between the two sides. His death has come as shock and journalists worldover are expressing grief and anger. Siddiqui was known to capture images that were hard-hitting. Here are some of the powerful photos of Afghan conflict the departed journalist had captured.

Heavy damage

A humvee belonging Afghan Special Forces is seen destroyed during heavy clashes with Taliban during the rescue mission of a police officer besieged at a check post, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2021

(Photograph:Reuters)

Moment of prayer

Members of Afghan Special Forces travelling in a humvee destroyed during heavy clashes with Taliban take cover during the rescue mission of a policeman besieged at a check post, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

(Photograph:Reuters)

A soldier takes shelter

Members of Afghan Special Forces travelling in a humvee destroyed during heavy clashes with Taliban take cover during the rescue mission of a policeman besieged at a check post, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

(Photograph:Reuters)

A civilian's sprint to safety

A civilian runs for cover as Afghan Special Forces and Taliban clash during the rescue mission of a police officer besieged at a check post, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

(Photograph:Reuters)

Battle scars

Humvees that belong to Afghan Special Forces are seen destroyed during heavy clashes with Taliban during the rescue mission of a police officer besieged at a check post, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

(Photograph:Reuters)

What's in store for Afghanistan now?

A humvee belonging Afghan Special Forces is seen destroyed during heavy clashes with Taliban during the rescue mission of a police officer besieged at a check post, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, July 13, 2021. 

(Photograph:Reuters)

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