A star journalist from Al-Jezira killed by Israeli army fire in Jenin – Liberation


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The Palestinian Ministry of Health and the Al-Jezira channel announced the death of Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, during clashes in Jenin, a stronghold of Palestinian armed factions in the north of the occupied West Bank.

Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, one of the best-known of the Arab channel Al-Jezira, was killed on Wednesday morning by Israeli army fire while she was covering clashes in the Jenin sector in the occupied West Bank, noted a AFP journalist on site.

According to the AP news agency, another Palestinian journalist working for the Al-Quds newspaper was injured but in stable condition.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health and the Al-Jezira channel announced the death of Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, by Israeli gunfire during clashes in Jenin, a stronghold of Palestinian armed factions in the north. of the occupied West Bank.

The circumstances of her death are not yet very clear but the video images show that she was hit by a bullet in the head, according to another journalist from the Nida Ibrahim channel who was speaking from Ramallah. “As you can imagine it is a shock for all the journalists who have worked with her”, added the reporter, in tears. Shireen Abu Akleh was “a highly respected journalist” who started working for the Qatari channel in 2000.


Source: Libération by www.liberation.fr.

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