Journalist dies in Kashmir floods

Shafat Siddiqui
Shafat Siddiqui

Senior photojournalist, Shafat Siddiqui, has died in the massive floods of Kashmir region.

His body was found on Sunday in the city centre Srinagar. He was washed away by the flood water while covering the flood situation near Civil Secretariat.

Siddiqui was working as contributing photographer for Pacific Press, Sipa USA and Indian newspaper Dainik Jagran.

A local daily reported that he was considered missing for many days and today his body was recovered. “Unconfirmed reports said that another Photo-Journalist is missing, but his identity is not known,” the daily said.

Photograph by Imran Shah

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