Ground Report | New Delhi: Danish Siddiqui was brutally killed; Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was not killed in the ordinary fire, but the Taliban had killed their toughness. Writer Michael Rubin has made this claim in the American magazine Washington Examiner. Local Afghan officials say Siddiqui traveled to the Spin Boldak area with a team from the Afghanistan National Army to cover the conflict between Afghan forces and the Taliban to control the border with Pakistan Could.
The report said that when they reached within a third of a mile of the customs post, the Taliban attack split the team, and during this time the commander and some men were separated from Siddiqui.
Danish Siddiqui was brutally killed
Siddiqui received shrapnel during this attack, after which he and his team went to a local mosque. There he was given first aid. According to the report, as soon as the news spread that a journalist was in the mosque, the Taliban attacked. Local investigations suggest that the Taliban attacked the mosque because of Siddiqui’s presence.
Danish Siddiqui was buried on 18 July in the cemetery of Jamia Millia Islamia. Siddiqui died in Spin Boldak on 16 July and his body reached Delhi on 18 July.
Siddiqui was alive and was captured by Taliban
According to the report, Siddiqui was alive and was captured by the Taliban. The Taliban confirmed Siddiqui’s identity and then killed him and his associates. The report said that the commander and the rest of his team were killed while trying to rescue them.
“While a widely circulated public photograph shows Siddiqui’s face recognizable, I reviewed other photographs and a video of Siddiqui’s body, provided to me by a Government of India source, showing That the Taliban beat Siddiqui around the head and then pierced his body with bullets.”
American Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow Michael Rubin said the Taliban’s decision to hunt down Siddiqui, kill him and then mutilate his body shows that they do not respect the laws of war or the conventions governing the behavior of the global community.
“While a widely circulated public photo shows Siddiqui’s face unrecognizable, I reviewed other photographs and a video of Siddiqui’s body provided to me by a Government of India source, showing It is reported that the Taliban beat Siddiqui around the head and then pelted his body with bullets,” wrote author Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.