Danish Siddiqui, one of the finest photojournalists in the world, was killed while embedded with Afghan security forces during conflict with the Taliban in Kandahar last week.
During this assault, shrapnel hit Siddiqui, and so he and his team went to a local mosque where he received first aid.
In view of the killing of Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Danish Siddiqui in Kandahar, the advisory urged Indian media to establish contact with the embassy for briefings.
Siddiqui's body arrived at the Delhi airport in the evening and was later brought to his residence in Jamia Nagar where a huge crowd, including his family and friends, had gathered.
Danish Siddiqui had studied at AJK Mass Communication Research Centre (MCRC) from 2005 -2007.
Press Association and the Indian Women Press Corps said Siddiqui's death while on duty in a conflict situation has once again highlighted the poor safety conditions of the scribes.
Although his voice was choking, Akhtar made is amply clear that Danish was their pride and honour.
Siddiqui, 38, was killed while covering clashes between Afghan troops and the Taliban in Spin Boldak district of Kandahar city.
Khan is not alone. For Jamia faculty, friends, and colleagues, the loss of the man who shot some of the most iconic pictures in the recent years was personal.
The news of Reuters photojournalist and Pulitzer prize winner Danish Siddiqui’s death drew strange reactions from right wing extremists on social media on Friday.
The award-winning journalist was killed while covering clashes between Afghan troops and the Taliban in Spin Boldak district of Kandahar city.
India has been informed about the handing over of the body by the Taliban to the ICRC and Indian authorities are working on bringing it back, they said.
Based in Mumbai, Siddiqui had received the Pulitzer Prize as part of the Photography staff of Reuters news agency.
Siddiqui who was in his early 40s, was killed during clashes in Spin Boldak district in Kandahar, Tolo News quoted sources as saying