Parents of Reuters photographer killed in Afghanistan start legal action against Taliban

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) -The parents of Reuters photographer Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan last year, have begun legal action at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the Islamist group, a lawyer for the family said on Tuesday. Siddiqui, a Pulitzer Prize winner, was embedded with Afghan special forces when killed on July 16 during a failed attempt by government troops to retake Spin Boldak, a town near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, from the Taliban. New Delhi-based lawyer Avi Singh told an online news conference that Siddiqui’s parents were seeking …

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