Al-Jazeera correspondent Sherine Abu Aqleh was shot dead by the occupying army as she covered the storming of Jenin refugee camp | News

This morning, Wednesday, Al-Jazeera correspondent Shireen Abu Aqila was martyred when Israeli occupation soldiers fired live bullets at her as she reported on the occupation storming the city of Jenin in the occupied West Bank.

In a statement to Al Jazeera Media Network, “In a tragic murder that violates international laws and norms, the Israeli occupation forces in cold blood killed our reporter, Shireen Abu Akleh.”

The network condemned “this heinous crime, by which it aims to prevent the media from fulfilling their message”, adding: “We hold the Israeli government and occupation forces responsible for the murder of the late colleague Shireen.”

Al Jazeera Media Network called on the international community to condemn and hold the Israeli occupation forces responsible for the deliberate attack and killing of colleague Shireen Abu Aqleh.

Al-Jazeera producer Ali Al-Samoudi was injured in the attack, as he was with the late Sherine reporting the occupation’s invasion of Jenin this morning.

The network said: “We hold Israeli authorities responsible for the safety of Al-Jazeera producer Ali Al-Samudi, who, along with colleague Shireen, was targeted by shooting him in the back while being treated during the coverage. “

Forensic Medicine

For his part, Rayan Al-Ali, director of the Department of Forensic Medicine at An-Najah University, said that the first phase of the autopsy of the body of the martyr, Sherine Abu Aqleh, has ended, indicating that the trial will be completed to try to find any evidence that can be associated with the party responsible for her martyrdom.

He confirmed that the bullet that hit Shireen Abu Aqleh was deadly and went straight to the head, and that there was no evidence that the shooting was from a distance of less than three feet, explaining that a deformed projectile was seized and now is studied in the laboratory.

After the body of colleague Shireen Abu Aqleh was removed from the Forensic Medicine Institute in the city of Nablus, it was transferred to the city of Ramallah.

Al-Jazeera correspondent reported that occupation police stormed Shireen Abu Aqila’s home in Jerusalem and dispersed the gathering near it.

And earlier today, Wednesday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced the death of fellow journalist Shireen Abu Aqleh, by the Israeli military, in the northern West Bank.

The ministry said in a brief statement: “The martyrdom of the journalist, Sherine Abu Aqila, the correspondent of the Qatari Al-Jazeera broadcaster, as a result of the shooting by the Israeli army in the city of Jenin.”

An Israeli force stormed the city of Jenin and surrounded a house to arrest a Palestinian, sparking clashes and armed clashes with dozens of Palestinians.

Witnesses explained that the occupying army fired sharp bullets at the protesters and press teams.

The occupation soldiers shot colleague Shireen, even though she was wearing a press jacket that distinguishes them from others during the coverage.

It is noteworthy that Sherine Abu Aqleh is one of the first-generation field correspondents for Al-Jazeera. She joined the station in 1997, a year after its launch

Before joining Al Jazeera, Abu Aqila worked for Palestine Radio and Amman Satellite Channel.

For a quarter of a century, Abu Aqila found himself at the center of danger to defeat the wars, attacks and aggression of the Israeli occupation against the Palestinian people in the occupied territories.

Sherine Abu Aqleh was born in 1971 in the occupied city of Jerusalem. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media from Yarmouk University in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

In an earlier interview with Al-Jazeera, Abu Aqila said that the Israeli occupation has always accused her of shooting security areas, making it clear that she always felt that she was being targeted and that she was facing both the occupying army and the armed fighters. . settlers.

Abu Aqila says that one of the most influential moments was visiting Ashkelon Prison and seeing the conditions of Palestinian prisoners, some of whom have spent more than 20 years behind bars, serving their lives all over the island. passed on suffering to their families and the world.

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