Tribute: Danish, now, above the line of fire

Pulitzer Prize winning Reuters' photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was killed in in Spin Boldak district, Kandahar, Afghanistan, while he was embedded with Afghan Special Forces on a combat-and-rescue mission which came under attack from the Taliban. Earlier this week, his humvee was targeted and Siddiqui managed to capture a visual of one of the rockets hitting the armour plate overhead. He was brilliant at in-depth features, delving deep to reveal the human face caught in conflicts. A selection of his recent works, in tribute to a man who was both brave and empathetic
Curated By: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Jul 16, 2021

Image by : Danish Siddiqui / Reuters

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Reena Jani, 34, an accredited health worker readies to travel to a Community Health Centre to receive Covishield vaccine, in Pendajam village in Koraput, India, January 16, 2021. The main breadwinner for her family of five, Jani monitors pregnant women in her village of 500 people, and helps with malaria tests and basic medication for fever and diarrhoea