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NYT Probe: Al Jazeera’s Shireen Abu Akleh “Most Likely” Shot Dead by Elite Israeli Soldier

HeadlineJun 21, 2022

The New York Times has wrapped up a months-long investigation into the recent fatal shooting of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh in the occupied West Bank. At the time of her death, Abu Akleh was covering an Israeli military raid in the Jenin refugee camp. The Times found that “the bullet that killed Ms. Abu Akleh was fired from the approximate location of the Israeli military convoy, most likely by a soldier from an elite unit.” Last week, Al Jazeera reported the bullet that killed Abu Akleh was a U.S.-made armor-piercing bullet that’s used by the Israeli military.

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