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Mahmoud Abbas said goodbye to the recently killed Al Jazeera reporter


Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says goodbye to reporter on Thursday (May 12th) veteran Al Jazeera’s Shireen Abu Akleh, who was killed during clashes in the occupied West Bank province on Wednesday (May 11th).

Abu Akleh’s body was taken by a funeral procession from a hospital in the central Palestinian city of Ramallah to the complex where Abbas was. Hundreds of mourners lined up on both sides of the road, and some threw flowers as the vehicle carrying the coffin passed.

Mahmoud Abbas says Al Jazeera reporter was killed by Israeli authorities and calls for international investigation

Abbas said Israeli authorities were “fully responsible” for the killing of a veteran Al Jazeera reporter and called for an international investigation.

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Israel, which has expressed regret over Abu Akleh’s death, says it is analyzing the incident and that the fatal shooting could have been fired by a Palestinian gunman, but has proposed a joint investigation with Palestinians, asking them to provide the bullet for examination. .

US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Linda Thomas-Greenfield has described the death of American and Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh as “truly horrific”.

Reporter Al Jazeera was shot dead during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday (May 11th). Palestinian.

Abu Akleh, a 51-year-old Palestinian and American woman, was wearing a press vest that clearly marked her as a journalist while broadcasting from Jenin, the Qatar station reported.

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