Washington, June 13 -- Two Indian-Americans were named among the winners of this year's Pulitzer prizes, the top American awards for journalism announced on Friday.

Megha Rajagopalan of BuzzFeed News won a Pulitzer for international reporting, with contributors Alison Killing, a licensed architect, and Christo Buschek, a programmer, for a series exposing the scale of interment of Uighur Muslims in China's Xinjiang province. It was the first Pulitzer for BuzzFeed News.

Separately, Neil Bedi of Tampa Bay Times won the Pulitzer for local reporting with Kathleen McGrory for their investigative series on a Florida county police's use of computer modelling to identify potential crime suspects.YASHWANT RAJ

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