Palestine’s Legal professional Normal says probe discovered that slain Al Jazeera journalist was deliberately shot by Israeli forces.
A Palestinian official has stated that an investigation into the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh exhibits Israeli forces intentionally shot and killed the veteran journalist.
Chatting with reporters on Thursday from the occupied West Financial institution metropolis of Ramallah, Palestinian Legal professional Normal Akram Al Khatib stated: “It was clear that one of many [Israeli] occupation forces … had fired a bullet that hit journalist Shireen Abu Akleh straight in her head” whereas she was trying to flee.
The veteran journalist was hit with an armour-piercing bullet, the legal professional normal stated, whereas she was carrying a helmet and a vest that was clearly marked with the phrase “PRESS”.
Al Khatib was reporting on the findings of a Palestinian Authority investigation into the killing of Abu Akleh, who was shot on Might 11 whereas overlaying an Israeli military incursion within the West Financial institution metropolis of Jenin.
“The one supply of firing was by the occupation forces with the goal to kill,” he stated.
Eyewitnesses and colleagues who have been current on the scene had beforehand stated Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli forces.
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