Palestinians hold memorial mass for slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Palestine

Published: 2022-06-18 16:00

Last Updated: 2022-08-13 21:45


Palestinians hold memorial mass for slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
Palestinians hold memorial mass for slain journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

Palestinians held a memorial mass on Saturday for slain Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh at a church in east Jerusalem.

On Thursday, an investigation by Al Jazeera Media Network revealed the type of the bullet that was used in the assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh.


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According to experts, the bullet was designed to pierce armor and is used in an M4 rifle.

The investigation indicated that the bullet was 5.56mm – the same used by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF).

On May 11, 2022, Al Jazeera veteran journalist, Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was killed after being shot by the Israeli Occupation Forces while covering an Israeli Occupation army raid in the occupied West Bank.