Shireen Abu Akleh: Israeli Forces Kill Journalist


Israeli forces have shot dead Al Jazeera Correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank. She was killed while covering Israeli military’s storming of the Jenin refugee camp.

- Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has been shot and killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.

- The 51-year-old was covering an Israeli army raid on the Jenin refugee camp when she was shot in the face by a single bullet, despite wearing a press vest.

- Another Palestinian journalist, Ali al-Samoudi, was wounded in the back but is in stable condition.

- Al Jazeera, in a statement, said Abu Akleh was “assassinated in cold blood” and called on the international community to hold Israeli forces responsible.

( Source: Al Jazeera )

 


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