The Palestinian Authority has mentioned it handed the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh to US officers to conduct a forensic examination, Anadolu Company reported.
“We now have agreed to permit the American facet to conduct a forensic examination of the bullet that killed Abu Akleh,” Palestinian Lawyer-Basic Akram al-Khatib informed the Doha-based Al Jazeera tv late Saturday.
He mentioned the bullet won’t be given to the Israeli facet.
On Could 11, Abu Akleh, 51, was protecting an Israeli army raid close to the Jenin refugee camp within the occupied West Financial institution when she was shot lifeless.
Whereas Palestinian officers and each employer Al Jazeera accused Israel of killing the reporter, Tel Aviv denied any accountability.
Palestinian officers have rejected an Israeli request for conducting a joint investigation into the journalist’s demise.
On Could 26, al-Khatib introduced that an examination of Abu Akleh’s physique confirmed that she was killed by an armor-piercing challenge with fired instantly at her head by an Israeli sniper.
A number of main media companies, together with Al Jazeera, CNN, Related Press, Washington Put up, and the New York Instances, performed their very own investigations, which all got here to an finish that Abu Akleh was killed by an Israeli bullet.