Israel forces ‘assassinate’ Palestinian-American Journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh.
The Israel forces manning the occupied West bank, have shot and killed a veteran Al Jazeera journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh.
Shireen, 51 met her death as she covered an Israeli raid on the Jenin refugee camp, when the soldiers shot her in the face, depite having a press vest to identify her job.
Ali al-Samoudi, a Palestinian journalist was left injured in the incident, although his condition is reportedly not worrying.
The Qatar-based Al Jazeera news channel in a statement called Shireen’s killing an ‘assassination in cold blood’ and is appealing for international investigations to hold the Israeli forces culpable of the killing.
Meanwhile, the US envoy to Israel, Tom Nides is calling for a probe into Shireen’s killing, whom he says had a US citizenship, although she comes from Palestine.