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Al-Jazeera reporter shot dead during Israeli raid in West Bank

Al Jazeera journalist shot dead. Shireen Abu Akleh got shot in an Israeli military raid.

Where: Israel

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On Wednesday morning, Shireen Abu Akleh, an Al Jazeera journalist, was shot dead while covering an Israeli military raid.
Shireen Abu Akleh had been covering a raid in the city of Jenin on the West Bank at the time.
Akleh was a Palestinian-American citizen.
The US Ambassador to Israel, Tom Nides, confirmed Akleh’s death and called for a “thorough investigation” due to conflicting accounts of the incident.
Also covering the raid was al-Qud’s Palestinian journalist, Ali Samudi. Both journalists were wearing bulletproof vests marked “Press.”

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