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Israel resumes raids at same site where Al Jazeera journalist was killed

Two days after the death of Palestinian Al Jazeera journalist Shirin Abu Akle, Israel resumed its military operation in Jenin, where a 51-year-old reporter was shot in the head while wearing a bulletproof vest. ” has been read.

Residents in the Jenin area reported that Israeli forces fired a projectile at a nearby house on Friday in an apparent attempt to arrest suspects inside. On the other hand, according to the Palestinian news agency Wafa, a Palestinian was wounded today as a result of Israeli shelling in these new clashes.

In addition, an Associated Press (AP) photographer claims to have heard heavy gunshots and explosions and stated that Israeli troops surrounded the house. The Palestinian Ministry of Health said 11 Palestinians were hospitalized after being injured in the fighting, including one who was reportedly shot in the stomach.

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The funeral of Shirin Abu Akle will take place this afternoon.

The funeral of Abu Akle will take place today in the city of Jerusalem. According to Al Jazeera, the event will begin at the French St. Louis Hospital in the occupied Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood in East Jerusalem and end at the Jaffa Gate in the Old City, where a funeral ceremony will take place in the afternoon. Thousands of Palestinians are expected to take part in the increased Israeli police presence.

Israel calls for full investigation before drawing conclusions

For its part, Israel, in addition to resuming raids in the occupied West Bank, has called for a joint investigation with the Palestinian Authority, demanding that the bullet be handed over for forensic examination to determine who fired it.

Each side questions the conclusion made by the other side, and there seems to be no way for third parties to agree to participate in the investigation. The Palestinian Authority and Qatar-based Al Jazeera accuse Israel of deliberately killing Abu Akle.

On the other hand, Israel says a full investigation is needed before conclusions can be drawn about whether the fatal shot was fired by its forces or by Palestinian militants. However, according to various human rights groups, Israel rarely investigates the killings of Palestinians.



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