In a statement made by the Afghan Free Media Support Agency (NAI), it was stated that Indian photojournalist Siddiki, who works for Reuters, went to that region to view the clashes at the Spin Boldak Border Gate on the Pakistani border of Kandahar.
In the statement, which stated that Sıddiki was killed in a region close to the border, it was noted that the photojournalist was investigated by whom he was attacked.
Clashes continue with the Taliban
According to eyewitnesses, Siddiqi was killed in a border clash between Taliban militants and security forces.
Clashes continue between security forces and Taliban militants who seized the Spin Boldak Border Crossing on the Pakistani border on July 14.
Violence continues in the country
While the peace process in Afghanistan remains uncertain, violent clashes between security forces and the Taliban continue.
The Taliban captured almost all of the districts on the border of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan in the attacks launched in the last week of June.
The Taliban, which surrounded the Hayratan Border Gate, the most important trade route to Uzbekistan, from two directions, concentrated on the Gazni province in the southwest.
More than 160 districts under Taliban control
Continuing to advance in Afghanistan, the Taliban seized the Islamic Fortress on the Iranian border of the country on 8 July and the Spin Boldak border gates on the Pakistani border on 14 July.
the Taliban; He increased his pressure with violent attacks in the provinces of Badakhshan, Tahar, Ghazni, Herat, Kandahar and Badgis.
According to information obtained from local officials, the Taliban control more than 160 of 407 districts, including their centres.