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Shireen Abu Akleh, Al-Jazeera Journalist Killed in the West Bank

Written by FDM

The circumstances of Shireen Abu Akleh’s death have yet to be clarified.

Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, one of the most famous of the Arab channel Al-Jazeera, was killed on the morning of Wednesday, May 11 during clashes in the Jenin area of the West Bank, according to witnesses and officials.

Shireen Abu Akleh died in hospital, where she had been transported, according to the Qatari channel (in English).

According to one of the journalist’s colleagues, videos of the incident show Shireen Abu Akleh being shot in the head. In tears, this Al-Jazeera reporter added that Abu Akleh was a “highly respected journalist”, who has worked for the channel since the start of the second Palestinian intifada in 2000.