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11 May 2022

Tributes paid to Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid

A Palestinian-American journalist has been shot and killed while covering a raid by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin.

Shireen Abu Akleh, who worked for the television network Al Jazeera – they said she and her colleagues had been “assassinated in cold blood” by Israeli forces – describing it as a “blatant murder”.

Israel’s Defence Minister Benny Gantz said he was “very sorry for what happened” and has promised a thorough investigation into her death.

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