Palestinian probe concludes Shireen Abu Akleh deliberately killed
Palestine's attorney general said Abu Akleh was killed with an armor-piercing bullet that hit her directly in her head.
Palestine's Attorney General Akram al-Khatib announced on Thursday that an Israeli soldier shot and hit Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, clarifying that the bullet hit her directly in the head.
During a press conference he held after presenting the results of the investigation to the chief of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas, al-Khatib explained that Abu Akleh was hit with an armor-piercing round.
He also added that the round that was fired on Abu Akleh appears to be from a semi-automatic sniper rifle, moreover, the investigative team has conclusive evidence that the targeting of Martyr Abu Akleh and the reporters that were with her was direct and deliberate.
Al-Khatib stressed that the investigation into Abu Akleh's martyrdom was undertaken exclusively by Palestinians, and the investigative team refused to share so much as a picture of the projectile to deprive "Israel" from the opportunity to spin lies.
CNN had previously investigated into Abu Akleh's martyrdom, and concluded that Israeli occupation forces deliberately murderd her, and that she was killed by an Israeli sniper.
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Yousef Jamal Al-Rantisi, a forensic expert and manager of the Gaza Center for Human Rights, released a forensic analysis of the evidence related to Abu Akleh's murder on May 19, which concluded that she was deliberately shot and killed by an Israeli occupation forces sniper.
Shireen Abu Akleh, famed Al Jazeera journalist and veteran reporter, was murdered on May 11 when Israeli occupation forces storming the Jenin refugee camp, north of the West Bank, shot her with a live bullet to the head as she was covering the events of the storming.