New Delhi: The physique of photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in Afghanistan, had been delivered to Delhi on Sunday night and shall be buried on the Jamia Millia Islamia graveyard, college officers stated.
“The Air India flight carrying the mortal stays of Danish Siddiqui landed at Delhi airport,” a college official stated.
Mr Siddiqui is an alumnus of Jamia Millia Islamia.
Mr Siddiqui, who gained a Pulitzer Prize in 2018, labored for Reuters news company and was killed on Friday within the city of Spin Boldak, close to the border with Pakistan. He was embedded with Afghanistan particular forces on the time of his dying.
Earlier within the day, the college stated in an announcement, “Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) Vice Chancellor accepted the request of the household of late photojournalist Danish Siddiqui to bury his physique on the JMI graveyard meant completely for college workers, their spouses and minor baby.”
Mr Siddiqui’s father Akhtar Siddiqui was the Dean of College of Training there.
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