Kashmiri journalist Sanna Irshad Mattoo wins Pulitzer Prize

Kashmiri journalist Sanna Irshad Mattoo. [Photo: Instagram/sanna.irshad.mattoo]

Srinagar: Kashmiri photojournalist Sanna Irshad Mattoo has won the prestigious Pulitzer Prize award in the Feature Photography 2022 category for the coverage of COVID crisis in India.

Mattoo and her colleagues Adnan Abidi, Danish Siddiqui and Amit Dave from the Reuters news agency won the award, announced on Monday, for “images of Covid’s toll in India that balanced intimacy and devastation, while offering viewers a heightened sense of place”, according to The Pulitzer Prizes website.

Danish Siddiqui was killed in Afghanistan last year while covering the Taliban takeover of the country.

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