Saddened by Indian journo's killing in Afghan, says TN CM

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Chennai, Jul 16 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Friday said he was deeply saddened by the killing of Pulitzer Prize winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui in Afghanistan and praised his stellar work.

In a tweet, Stalin said, 'I am deeply saddened by the untimely death of @dansiddiqui who, through his camera lens, had brought to us the devastation of pandemics, pogroms and humanitarian crises. His death gives a message to the world once again to shun violence and terrorism in any form.

#DanishSiddiqui.' A Pulitzer Prize winning Indian photojournalist, Siddiqui worked for Reuters news agency.

He was killed on Friday in Afghanistan covering the fierce fighting between Afghan troops and the Taliban militants.PTI VGN PTI PTI

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