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Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian Reuters photographer Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan

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A Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer with the Reuters news agency was killed Friday covering fighting between Afghan security forces and the Taliban near a border crossing with Pakistan, the media outlet reported, citing an army commander.

Afghan forces were fighting to retake Spin Boldak when Danish Siddiqui and a senior officer were killed in Taliban crossfire, the commander told Reuters.

The agency reported Siddiqui, an Indian national, had been embedded with Afghan special forces in the former Taliban bastion of Kandahar since this week.

“We are urgently seeking more information, working with authorities in the region,”

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An elderly couple in Spain kissed through plastic film because of COVID-19. An AP photographer just won a Pulitzer for photographing the moment.

Emilio Morenatti began photographing the elderly in Spain during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, when it was decimating communities throughout Europe, and provided a glimpse into what was happening to the most vulnerable populations internationally for the remainder of the year.

A devastating view of a body on a gurney next to a Christmas tree two days before the holiday. An elderly couple hugging and kissing through a plastic film screen. The body of a person holding a rosary while lying peacefully in a coffin.

For his work, the Barcelona-based photographer was awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in

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The 2021 Pulitzer Prizes for Photography Have Been Revealed

Columbia University today announced the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board. For the second — and the organization hopes last — year, the awards were announced remotely.

Among the multiple categories, two are dedicated to photography: Breaking News Photography and Feature Photography. This year, the Associated Press took both awards.

Photographer Emilio Morenatti, who is the AP’s chief photographer in Spain, won the feature photography Pulitzer Prize for his “poignant series of photographs” that depicts the lives of the elderly in Spain struggling during the Coronavirus pandemic. Morenatti has spent more than 30 years

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